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    Adding names to usernames in AD

    I am by no means a technical expert on these things but currently students in our active directory are only referred to by user name (stu0XXXX).

    We've started using ABTutor which is brilliant but I have to request the kids name every time I use it to identify who is on what machine.

    I have full class lists in excel with usernames and they can happily be exported to a csv file. Is there a quick fix to amend the current users with Forename and Surname information?

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    If the usernames are calculated from the actual names of the students then you could probably write a quick bit of VBScript to import their full names to their user accounts appropriately.

    Best place for any VB script stuff is here: Welcome to the Script Center

    Otherwise all I can think of is the long data entry method.

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    Take a look at this. It allows you to see and modify user account details in bulk.
    You might have to manually copy/paste the details in but it should be easier than going into each account in AD....

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    I've used ADModify for something similar in the past. ADModify.NET - Home

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