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AD - storing last 4 of employee social sec number as the employeeNumber attritubte?

I am currently working on scripting some of our access at work and would love an easy way to enter and retrieve the last 4 of a user's social sec number. It's the primary way we identify people that ...
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2answers
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Custom attributes in Active Directory - determining usage/function and possible removal options?

I've bumped into a highly-customized Active Directory environment (2003 FL) that's got me wondering if there's any particularly easy way to figure out what a custom attribute's function is, and what, ...
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1answer
296 views

ActiveDirectory lastLogonTimeStamp Inactive

In joining a new company, I have inherited it's history. I find that the User and Computer Object property lastLogonTimeStamp is not available. I have checked that the AD Schema version is 2003 R2, ...
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2answers
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Where can I find more information about custom/extension attributes in Active Directory?

I want to be able use a script to write/read from extensionAttribute1-15 I was wondering where I could find more info about the size of these fields, what can be written into them. I've used google, ...
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1answer
297 views

How to delegate control to write to directReports attribute

I'm trying to give my bind user account the ability to write to the directReports attribute. When I get into the properties, almost every other attribute has a read and a write option. I only see ...
4
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2answers
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How to allow some (non-admin) users to edit address/phone properties for all AD users?

I need to allow HR people to edit some attributes for all Active Directory users (phone numbers, address, and similar contact informations), without giving them full administrative rights. They will ...
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1answer
469 views

SharePoint and use of AD's wWWHomePage attribute

While looking at the wWWHomePage attribute in Active Directory, a web search found some questions on lousier Q&A sites, that indicate that SharePoint will populate the wWWHomePage attribute on a ...
3
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2answers
459 views

How do I figure out what is changing the userWorkstations attribute in Active Directory?

I just took over the IT for a medium sized business with a three domain controllers (2003/2008 Standard) and whenever I create a new user, after some time the user account cannot log into most ...
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Is there a tool that lets an end user manage attributes in Active Directory?

There are attributes in Active Directory such as manager and telephone numbers which can get out of date quickly. Is there an open source or inexpensive tool that can help with management of these ...