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Disable Account Powershell

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  • Hello guys.

    I have a question, i want to make a script that disable an user and moves the OU, but i need it to prompt the question "what user you want to disable" and read it.

    That i can do, but i need that to be the "postalCode" parameter.

    So would be something like this

    $cod = Read-Host "Type user code"

    Disable-ADACcount where postalCode = $cod

    Move-ADObject OU=ZENSA.........

    Any idead how i can do this ?

    I need to do by postalCode or any other different field, because i need to put my company code on that....

    Friday, March 24, 2017 5:39 PM

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  • a very bad idea, because what if the postalcode is being used by multiple users ? Also i recommend posting this in the powershell forums although this would be a very simple script

    Friday, March 24, 2017 5:40 PM
  • Nope... we dont use postalCode field here, so we would start using to put the user Company ID there.

    Friday, March 24, 2017 5:56 PM
  • I would suggest using either the employeeID or employeeNumber attributes, just to avoid confusion.

    Edit: The Disable-ADAccount cmdlet does not support a filter (or a Where). You need to retrieve either sAMAccountName or distinguishedName, using Get-ADUser. For example (not tested):

    $ID = Read-Host "Enter postalCode"
    $NTName = (Get-ADUser -Filter {postalCode -eq $ID}).sAMAccountName
    If ($NTName.Count -eq 1)
    {
        Disable-ADAccount -Identity $NTName
    }
    Else {"More than one user, or no user found"}
    I check that one and only one user is found, to avoid problems.


    Richard Mueller - MVP Enterprise Mobility (Identity and Access)


    Friday, March 24, 2017 6:27 PM
  • Worked as a charm man!

    Thanks =D

    Monday, March 27, 2017 10:34 AM
  • Hi,
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    Wendy

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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:08 AM
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