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       adtool - Active Directory administration tool


       adtool  [-h]  [-v] [-H uri] [-D binddn] [-w bindpasswd] [-b searchbase]
       operation [arguments...]


       adtool  is  a  unix  command  line   utility   for   Active   Directory
       administration.   Features  include  user and group creation, deletion,
       modification,  password  setting  and  directory   query   and   search


       -h     Output usage information.

       -v     Output version information.

       -H uri The  uri  of  the  Active  Directory  server  to connect to, eg.

       -D binddn
              The distinguished name of the user to bind to the server as, eg.

       -w password
              The password to authenticate with.

       -b searchbase
              The  distinguished  name  of  the  base  for any operations that
              involve searching the directory, eg. ou=users,dc=example,dc=com.


       usercreate <username> <container>
              create a new user

       userdelete <username>
              delete a user

       userlock <username>
              disable a user account

       userunlock <username>
              enable a user account

       setpass <user> [password]
              set  user’s  password.  The password can be entered either as an
              argument or interactively, in which case it is not  echoed  back
              to the screen.

       usermove <user> <new container>
              move user to another container

       userrename <old username> <new username>
              rename user

       computercreate <name> <container>
              create a new computer account

       groupcreate <group name> <container>
              create a new group

       groupdelete <group name>
              delete a group

       groupadduser <group> <user>
              add a user to a group

       groupremoveuser <group> <user>
              remove a user from a group

       groupsubtreeremove <container> <user>
              remove a user from all groups below a given ou

       oucreate <organizational unit name> <container>
              create a new organizational unit

       oudelete <organizational unit name>
              delete an organizational unit

       attributeget <object> <attribute>
              display attribute values

       attributeadd <object> <attribute> <value>
              add an attribute

       attributeaddbinary <object> <attribute> <filename>
              add an attribute from a file

       attributereplace <object> <attribute> <value>
              replace an attribute

       attributedelete <object> <attribute> [value]
              delete an attribute or attribute instance

       search <attribute> <value>
              simple ldap search


       The  command  line  options can instead be specified in a configuration
       file.  An example is installed to (install prefix)/etc/adtool.cfg.dist.
       Rename this to adtool.cfg and edit as appropriate.

       uri    server to connect to

       binddn distinguished name of the user to bind to the server as.

       bindpw password to bind to the server with.

              base for search operations.


       Mike Dawson <>