[Samba] How to modify user fields with a command line ?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Aug 4 13:49:48 UTC 2016

On Thu, 4 Aug 2016 16:44:34 +0400
henri transfert <hb.transfert at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On RSAT , we can see that there are some extra fields for users
> account like description, office, phone number or email address.
> I already have hundreds of user accounts in Samba AD but these extra
> fields have not been fed. I would like to import in particular the
> email address for each existing users, however I don't find a way to
> do that with a samba command line.
> Is there a way to modify these fields on existing users using a samba
> command line (the next step will be to use this command in a shell
> script) ?

No, samba-tool cannot do this, but it should be fairly easy to create a
bash script using ldb-tools to do this.


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