To accommodate this scenario we simply use the Before I make any changes to demonstrate this script and the modifications we’ll make to it, let’s first see how my user is currently set in the Site Collection: And as shown in the People Picker: Note the “Name”/”Display Name”, “Work e-mail”/”E-Mail”, and “Title” fields.
Now I’ll change these values in Active Directory (make the “p” in my last name capitalized, change the title, and set the email) and then run the script (I saved the script as Sync-SPUser.ps1): (Note that lowercase “p” is the correct spelling for my name, just in case you were wondering ).
This “User Information List” is located at By looking at this list you can see that several key pieces of information are stored here – unfortunately, when you change this information in Active Directory the information stored here is not updated (even after running a full or incremental import via UPS).
: So let’s first consider the scenario that my book addresses and assume that a user had had their name and/or email address changed.
We may gather information in ways other than those listed here as our technology progresses.
This topic contains brief descriptions of the Windows Power Shell® cmdlets that are for use in deploying Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server® 2012.
Each cmdlet in the table is linked to additional information about that cmdlet.
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