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User account operations

  • Updated: 3/29/2021
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User account operations

The Active Directory package contains various actions to automate tasks related to user account management, including create, delete, get property, remove, rename, and set property.

Actions in the Active Directory package

The Active Directory package includes the following actions for user account operations:

Action Description
Add users to group See Using the Add users to group action.
Create user See Using the Create user action.
Change user password Changes the user password.
  • Enter the user name. You can select Credential to use a value available in the Credential Vault, Variable to use a credential variable, or Insecure string to manually enter a user name.
  • Enter the new password. You can select Credential to use a value available in the Credential Vault, Variable to use a credential variable, or Insecure string to manually enter a password.
  • Enter the same session name in the Active Directory session that you used in the Connect action.
Delete user Deletes the user.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Select whether to search for the user by User name or Logon name.
Disable user account Disables a user account.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Select whether to search for the user by User name or Logon name.
Enable user account Enables a user account.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Select whether to search for the user by User name or Logon name.
Get all users of a group Retrieves a list of all the users of a group, and assigns the results to a variable.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Enter the group name.
  • Specify the return type. Select either the Object Name or LDAP Path option.
  • Assign the value to a string variable.
Get user property Retrieves a specific property value for a user and assigns the results to a variable.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Select whether to search for the user by User name or Logon name.
  • Enter the property.
  • Assign value to a string variable.
Remove users from group Using the Remove users from group action.
Rename user Renames the user logon name or the user account name.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Enter the name to search for.
  • In the New name field, enter the updated name.
  • Select from the following options to specify what to update:
    • Rename user name
    • Rename logon name
    • Rename user and logon name
Set user property Enables you to assign a value to a user property, view the current details, and update it.
  • Enter the same session name as the one you used in the Connect action.
  • Select whether to search for the user by User name or Logon name.
  • Enter the property to update.
  • Enter the new value.
Update account options Sets account attributes for the user.
  • Specify the user name. You can select Credential to use a value from the Credential Vault, Variable to use a credential variable, or Insecure string to manually enter a user name.
  • Select the status of the user as Active or Inactive.
  • Select an option indicating whether the user can change their password at the next login or not.
    If you choose the Don’t require password change at next login option, you have additional options to select.
    • User can’t change password
    • Password doesn’t expire
  • Enter the same session name in the Active Directory session that you used in the Connect action.
Update user details See Using the Update user details action
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