ADUC properties – Displaying and changing user’s hidden properties with powershell

It is not so obvious how to display/change some properties like “ipphone”, because they are not shown in Get-QADUser.

To display hidden properties of user like”ipphone” number we can use the command:

get-qaduser user.name -IncludeAllProperties ipphone

Changing this property we can do like this:

set-qaduser user.name -objectAttributes @{ipphone=”666″}

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ADUC properties – Home Directory folder mapped on the letter “B”

As you can notice, when you try to map “Home Directory” folder on the letter “B”, there is no possibility for doing this from ADUC’s user properties window:

The resolution for this is making that change using powershell:

Set-QADUser test.test -HomeDrive “B:”

Or using dsmod:

dsmod user “CN=Test Test,OU=people,DN=domain,DN=pl” -hmdrv “B:”

After that operation, the field that is responsible for “Home Directory” drive will be left blank, despite of that you will be able to see that setting in powershell:

The Home Directory folder should now be mapped on “B” letter.