Changing user account properties during NT migration

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In the process of migrating users from NT BDCs to Windows 2000, we needed to change the users' profile paths. This script was put together from snipits of other code and some tweaking. It would be pretty easy to modify the code for other user properties.


'=================================================== ' Name: moduser.vbs ' Description: Modify profile path of user accounts.
Only those with a current roaming profile are udpated. ' Original: 13 Jun 05 ' '================================================= Set objConnection = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
objConnection.Open "Provider=ADsDSOObject;" Set objCommand = CreateObject("ADODB.Command") objCommand.ActiveConnection = objConnection WScript.StdOut.WriteLine "Enter search criteria.
Wildcards can be used." strUserName = WScript.StdIn.ReadLine WScript.Echo objCommand.CommandText = _ "<LDAP://dc=,dc=>;" & _ "(&(objectCategory=user)(sAMAccountName=" & strUserName & "));" & _ "sAMAccountName,profilePath,ADsPath;subtree" Set objRecordSet = objCommand.Execute If objRecordset.EOF Then Wscript.Echo "No user account(s) found with the specified criteria." Else Wscript.Echo "User account(s) with the specified criteria:" While Not objRecordset.EOF Wscript.Echo objRecordset.Fields("sAMAccountName") & " : " & _ objRecordset.Fields("profilePath") objRecordset.MoveNext WEnd End If WScript.Echo strNewProfPath = "" While strNewProfPath = "" WScript.StdOut.WriteLine "Enter new profile server and share: " StrNewProfPath = WScript.StdIn.ReadLine WEnd WScript.Echo ' Refresh record set to apply new path. Set objRecordSet = objCommand.Execute While Not objRecordset.EOF If IsNull(objRecordSet.Fields("profilePath")) Then WScript.Echo objRecordSet.Fields("sAMAccountName") & " has no roaming profile." WScript.Echo Else strADsPath = objRecordSet.Fields("ADsPath") Set objUser = GetObject(strADsPath) objUser.Put "profilePath", strNewProfPath & "" & _ objRecordset.Fields("sAMAccountName") & ".USR" objUser.SetInfo End If objRecordset.MoveNext WEnd ' Refresh record set to view new profile path. Set objRecordSet = objCommand.Execute WScript.Echo "User account(s) with the new target data:" While Not objRecordset.EOF 'WScript.Echo objRecordSet.Fields("profilePath") If objRecordSet.Fields("profilePath") <> " " Then Wscript.Echo objRecordset.Fields("sAMAccountName") & " : " & _ objRecordset.Fields("profilePath") End If objRecordset.MoveNext WEnd objConnection.Close

This was first published in August 2005

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