what is the difference between net user command and dsadd command ?

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  • dsadd works against an AD domain while net user can manipulate local accounts on computers.

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    Sunday, April 23, 2017 12:16 AM
  • > *dsadd *works against an AD domain while *net user * can manipulate local accounts on computers.
    "net user /dom" :-)
    Mainly, dsadd (and all other ds commands) work against active directory via LDAP while "net user" uses the old NT4 style WinNT provider (wich operates against the local SAM as well as a domain).
    Monday, April 24, 2017 2:36 PM
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