How To Edit Active Directory Object Properties In Bulk

If you’ve got a lot of users in Active Directory and suddenly HR rolls out title updates or manager changes, you know how tedious clicking through the GUI can be for even a dozen users. Now your company is being renamed and you need to change the ‘Company’ property on all your users. Do you find AD automation software? Or do you finally figure out how to use PowerShell? I, for one, hope you chose the latter! The Active Directory module in PowerShell is quite powerful! Using the Get-ADObject and Set-ADObject cmdlets, you have significant flexibility to bulk manage objects in Active Directory. If you are specifically editing users you have have Get-ADUser and Set-ADUser, and then if you are working with computers you have Get-ADUser and Set-ADUser. Prerequisites include: Active Directory PowerShell Module