How To Create Active Directory Objects In Bulk From A CSV File

Creating various Active Directory objects like users, groups and organizational units via the GUI is OK if you’re creating a few here and there. If you’ve got a lot to create, however, it’s time to use PowerShell!

By using PowerShell, we can create a script that reads from a CSV file and automagically creates new users, groups, OUs and add users to their respective groups all without lifting a mouse finger! This video will show you it’s possible to create some handy tools to sync all kinds of AD objects from a CSV with PowerShell.

Prerequisites include: - Active Directory domain - CSV containing employee records - Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed (if running on a domain-joined computer)