I have created a user account called "MyUser" via Powershell, and the icon graphic in active directory different to that of the user test that I create via the UI.

The scripted one has a circle icon with a downwards facing arrow: enter image description here

The UI generated user does not has an icon that does not have the downwards facing arrow.


It means that the user object is disabled. You can right click the object and choose the "enable" option to enable it.

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  • As additional info, the reason the programatically created user is disabled is probably because it was created without a password. – BlueCompute Sep 11 '15 at 12:15

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