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I don't know that much about Active Directory on windows 2008, but I'd like to set the Phone Numbers for all the people in my company and I have access to our Active Directory server.

The only way I can figure out now is to open up each user's node individually and enter the phone number.

Is there a better way?

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If you're setting the phone numbers to the same value (like the main corporate number) then the phone number field is a field that supports mult-edit mode. You can simply shift-select or ctrl-select all of the users at once, right click and select properties, and add the phone number to the phone number field.

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Scripting!

I recommend Powershell or VBScript, but most scripting languages can be used.

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also besides scripting you can use dsquery and dset commands.

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Which you would likely put into a script anyway. –  MDMarra Mar 10 '12 at 17:25

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