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This function creates AD users intended for lab use.
[CmdletBinding()]
param(
[Parameter(Position=0, Mandatory=$false)]
[System.Int32]
$count = 1,
[Parameter(Position=2, Mandatory=$true)]
[System.String]
$Password,
[Parameter(Position=3, Mandatory=$false)]
[System.String]
$UpnSuffix = [System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Forest]::GetCurrentForest().RootDomain.Name,
[Parameter(Position=4, Mandatory=$false)]
[System.String]
$OrganizationalUnit = ("CN=users," + ([ADSI]"LDAP://RootDSE").defaultNamingContext)
)
$webClient = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
$user = $webClient.DownloadString('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mikepfeiffer/ExchangeLab/master/users.csv')
$users = $user | ConvertFrom-Csv
$userpwd = ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText $password -Force
1..$count | %{
$r1 = Get-Random -Min 1 -Maximum 1000
$r2 = Get-Random -Min 1 -Maximum 1000
$firstname = $users[$r1].firstname
$lastname = $users[$r2].lastname
$upn = "$($firstname[0])$lastname@$UpnSuffix".ToLower()
$name = "$firstname $lastname"
$alias = "$($firstname[0])$lastname".ToLower()
New-ADUser -Name $name `
-DisplayName $name `
-GivenName $firstname `
-Surname $lastname `
-Description $name `
-Office 'Azure Lab' `
-UserPrincipalName $upn `
-SamAccountName $alias `
-AccountPassword $userpwd `
-ChangePasswordAtLogon $false `
-Path $OrganizationalUnit `
-EmailAddress $upn `
-Enabled $true `
-PasswordNeverExpires $true `
-PassThru
}
<#
.SYNOPSIS
This function creates AD users intended for lab use.
.DESCRIPTION
This function generates random user names for AD users using a CSV file.
The CSV file used to provide the names contains 1000 unique, commonly used,
first and last names provided by the US Census Bureau.
.PARAMETER Count
Specifies the number of users to create. The default value is 1.
.PARAMETER Password
The password for the Active Directory account.
.PARAMETER UPNSuffix
The UPN suffix for the Active Directory user. If not provided, the Active
Directory root domain name will be used.
.PARAMETER OrganizationalUnit
Specifies the OU for the Active Directory account. If no value is provided,
the account will be created in the default users container.
.EXAMPLE
New-LabUser -Count 5 -Password P@ssw0rd2016
Description
-----------
Creates 5 AD users using random user names.
#>
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