I need help, I can already create users with csv, I need to add the created users to groups that a mirror user belongs to. here’s what I’ve done so far. I couldn’t evolve
Start-Transcript -Path c:\temp\usersbra.log -Append
Import active directory module for running AD cmdlets
$Userespelho = “francisco.chiquim”
$Users = Import-Csv -Path “C:\temp\NewUsers.csv”
foreach ($User in $Users)
$Groupsadd = Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $Userespelho | Select Name
Write-Output “Group Existe”
$Displayname = $User.‘Firstname’ + " " + $User.‘Lastname’
$UserFirstname = $User.‘Firstname’
$UserLastname = $User.‘Lastname’
$OU = $User.‘OU’
$SAM = $User.‘SAM’
$UPN = $User.‘Firstname’ + “.” + $User.‘Lastname’ + “@” + $User.‘Maildomain’
$Description = $User.‘Description’
$Password = $User.‘Password’
New-ADUser -Name “$Displayname” -DisplayName “$Displayname” -SamAccountName $SAM -UserPrincipalName $UPN -GivenName “$UserFirstname” -Surname “$UserLastname” -Description “$Description” -AccountPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString $Password -AsPlainText -Force) -Enabled $true -Path “$OU” -ChangePasswordAtLogon $false –PasswordNeverExpires $true -server alglab.local
Write-Host $user.SAM “Foi criado”
Add-ADGroupMember $Groupsadd $SAM
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I would strongly advise against mirroring another existing user for group membership to be given to a new employee. Over time users can accumulate membership in groups that may not be appropriate to give to a brand-new employee. This can lead to security problems or simply access to confidential data they should not.
I would encourage rather have a vetted list of groups the new employee needs and feed that into your script by means other than mirroring and existing user.
Agree with @Matt here. Copying existing users is bad practice and risks exposing sensitive data.
If you absolutely must, you could create a (couple of) inactive template user(s) and work from, but I would rather recommend building a role based template instead.
Here’s a thread where a number of those issues are discussed: AD Account Creation
There may be something that can give you some ideas going forward.