ADTOOL(1)                    General Commands Manual                   ADTOOL(1)

       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

       list <container>
              list the entries directly beneath the given container

       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 <>

adtool 1.2                        October 2002                         ADTOOL(1)