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Changing account name

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  • Hi Theresa,

    Do you mean in Active Directory? Using Active Directory Users and Computers Console or via PowerShell?

    You may want to look here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754661(v=ws.11).aspx - Managing Users.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/ee617215.aspx - set-aduser for PoweShell.

    Hope this helps.


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    • Proposed as answer by Todd Heron Friday, November 25, 2016 11:48 PM
    Friday, November 25, 2016 10:34 PM
  • To rename any Active Directory user account, including your own, you must be an administrator. You must be a member of the Account Operators group, Domain Admins group, or Enterprise Admins group in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. Otherwise, you need to contact an administrator to rename your account.

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    Saturday, November 26, 2016 12:59 AM
  • You need to provide more information.  Where is your account name located? Is it AD? O365? some other app? etc? 

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