Powershell script to bulk import users into Active Directory

If you need to import users in bulk into Active Directory, the following script will do this:-

NOTE:- You will need to change @Domainname to your actual domain name, I just called it this in the script for test purposes.

#NOTE:-Powershell Execution Policy to needs to be set as unrestricted
#The Name field correlates to the FullName of the user i.d. attribute in ADUC
#The DisplayName property correlates to the Displayname attribute in ADUC
#The Givenname property correlates to the First Name attribute in ADUC
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Import-Csv “C:\Users.csv” | ForEach-Object {
$userPrincipal = $_.”samAccountName” + “@Domainname.com”
New-ADUser -Name $_.Name `
-Path $_.”ParentOU” `
-SamAccountName  $_.”samAccountName” `
-UserPrincipalName  $userPrincipal `
-Displayname $_.”Displayname” `
-Givenname $_.”Firstname” `
-Surname $_.”Surname” `
-AccountPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText $_.password -Force) `
-PasswordNeverExpires $True `
-ChangePasswordAtLogon $false  `
-Enabled $true
}

The script will read a csv file that needs to be created in the following format, obviously you need to replace the information underneath the headers with the information that is relevant for your domain.

csvsample

 

 

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