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Create User

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

You can use the Create User activity in a runbook to create a user in the Microsoft Active Directory.

This activity publishes all of the data from the required and optional properties into published data except user password. Additional published data is generated based on the class that you select when you define the activity.

The following tables list the required and optional properties and published data for this activity.

Required properties for Create User activity

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Common Name

Name to identify the user

String

Optional properties for Create User activity

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Account Expires

The date when the account expires

DateTime

Account Never Expires

Specifies that the account never expires

Boolean

City

User's city

String

Company

User's company name

String

Container Distinguished Name

Distinguished name of the container where the user is located

String

Department

User's department name in their company

String

Description

Description for the user

String

Display Name

Displays the name of the user

String

Fax Number

User's fax number

String

First Name

User's first name

String

Home Directory

Home directory for the user account

String

Home Drive

Specifies the drive letter to which the UNC path specified by home Directory will be mapped

String

Home Phone

User's home telephone number

String

Initials

Initials of the user's name

String

Last Name

User's last name

String

Email

Email address for the user

String

Manager

Distinguished name of the account for the user's manager

String

Mobile Phone

User's mobile telephone number

String

Pager

User's pager telephone number

String

Password

Password for the user

String

Password Never Expires

Specifies that the user's password never expires

Boolean

Notes

General notes about the user's telephone

String

Office

User's office location

String

Post Office Box

User's post office box number

String

Postal Code

User's postal code or zip code

String

Profile Path

Path to the location for the user's profile

String

Logon Script

Path and name of the logon script for the account

String

State or Province

User's state or province

String

Street Address

User's street address

String

Phone Number

User's telephone number

String

RDS Allow Logon

Specifies whether the user is allowed to log on to Remote Desktop Services

Boolean

RDS Broken Connection Action

Specifies the action to take when a Remote Desktop Services session limit is reached

Boolean

RDS Connect Client Drives

Specifies whether to reconnect to mapped client drives when a user logs on to a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Connect Printer Drives

Specifies whether to reconnect to mapped client printers when a user logs on to a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Default To Main Printer

Specifies whether to print automatically to the client's default printer from a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Home Directory

The Home directory for the user when they log on to Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

String

RDS Home Drive

The Home drive for the user when they log on to Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Initial Program

The Path and file names of the application to start automatically when the user logs on to the Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Max Connection Time

The maximum duration, in minutes, of a Remote Desktop Session for the user

Int32

RDS Max Disconnection Time

The maximum amount of time, in minutes, that a disconnected Remote Desktop Services session remains active for the user

Int32

RDS Max Idle Time

The maximum amount of time, in minutes, that a Remote Desktop Services session can remain idle for the user

Int32

RDS Profile Path

Roaming or mandatory profile path to use when the user logs on to Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Reconnection Action

Specifies whether the user is allowed to reconnect to a disconnected Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Remote Control

Specifies whether to allow remote observation or remote control of the user's Remote Desktop Services session

Int32

RDS Work Directory

The working directory path for the user in a Remote Desktop Session

String

SAM Account Name

The Security Accounts Manager (SAM) logon name used to support clients and servers running earlier versions of the operating system.

String

Title

User's job title

String

User Cannot Change Password

Specifies that the user cannot change their password

Boolean

User Must Change Password

Specifies that the user must change their password the next time they log on

Boolean

User Principal Name

This attribute contains the UPN that is an Internet-style login name for a user based on the Internet standard RFC 822

String

Web Page

User's primary web page

String

Published data for Create User activity

 

Name

Description

Value Type

Account Expires

Date that the account expires

DateTime

Account Never Expires

Specifies that account never expires

Boolean

City

User's city

String

Common Name

Name to identify the user

String

Company

User's company name

String

Container Distinguished Name

Distinguished name of the container where the user is located

String

Container Path

The parent container for the user

String

Department

User's department name in their company

String

Description

Description for the user

String

Display Name

Displays the name of the user

String

Distinguished Name

Displays the name for the user

String

Fax Number

User's fax number

String

First Name

User's first name

String

Home Directory

The Home directory for the user account

String

Home Drive

Specifies the drive letter to which the UNC path specified by homeDirectory will be mapped

String

Home Phone

User's home telephone number

String

Initials

Initials of the user's name

String

Last Name

User's last name

String

Email

Email address for the user

String

Manager

Distinguished name of the account for the user's manager

String

Mobile Phone

User's mobile telephone number

String

Pager

User's pager telephone number

String

Password Never Expires

Specifies that the user's password never expires

Boolean

Notes

General notes about the user's telephone

String

Office

User's office location

String

Post Office Box

User's post office box number

String

Postal Code

User's postal code or zip code

String

Profile Path

The path to the location for the user's profile

String

Logon Script

The path and name of the logon script for the account

String

State or Province

User's state or province

String

Street Address

User's street address

String

Phone Number

User's telephone number

String

RDS Allow Logon

Specifies whether the user is allowed to log on to Remote Desktop Services

Boolean

RDS Broken Connection Action

Specifies the action to take when a Remote Desktop Services session limit is reached

Boolean

RDS Connect Client Drives

Specifies whether to reconnect to the mapped client drives when user logs on to a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Connect Printer Drives

Specifies whether to reconnect to the mapped client printers when user logs on to a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Default To Main Printer

Specifies whether to print automatically to the client's default printer from a Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Home Directory

The Home directory for the user when they log on to Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Home Drive

The Home drive for the user when they log on to Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Initial Program

Path and file names of the application to start automatically when the user logs on to the Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Max Connection Time

The maximum duration, in minutes, of a Remote Desktop Session for the user

Int32

RDS Max Disconnection Time

The maximum amount of time, in minutes, that a disconnected Remote Desktop Services session remains active for the user

Int32

RDS Max Idle Time

The maximum amount of time, in minutes, that a Remote Desktop Services session can remain idle for the user

Int32

RDS Profile Path

Roaming or mandatory profile path to use when the user logs on to Remote Desktop Services

String

RDS Reconnection Action

Specifies whether the user is allowed to reconnect to a disconnected Remote Desktop Services session

Boolean

RDS Remote Control

Specifies whether to allow remote observation or remote control of the user's Remote Desktop Services session

Int32

RDS Work Directory

The working directory path for the user in a Remote Desktop Session

String

SAM Account Name

The Security Accounts Manager (SAM) logon name used to support clients and servers running earlier versions of the operating system.

String

Title

User's job title

String

User Cannot Change Password

Specifies that the user cannot change their password

Boolean

User Must Change Password

Specifies that the user must change their password the next time they log on.

Boolean

User Principal Name

This attribute contains the UPN that is an Internet-style login name for a user based on the Internet standard RFC 822.

String

Web Page

User's primary web page

String

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