Active Directory User Attribute: sAMAccountName

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ADManager Plus is a web-based tool that allows you to configure various attributes of Active Directory user accounts during creation, and modify those attributes later without having to rely on Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) and Active Directory Service Interfaces Editor (ADSI Edit). Using ADManager Plus, you can also update user attributes in bulk, either manually or automatically and view the attribute values in pre-defined or custom reports.

User Attributes » Manage and view sAMAccountName attribute value using ADManager Plus

Manage and view sAMAccountName attribute value using ADManager Plus

LDAP name sAMAccountName
Data type String
Single-value or multi-value Single value
Attribute ID 1.2.840.113556.1.4.221
CN SAM-Account-Name
Applies to  Windows Server 2000 and higher
For more information sAMAccountName - MSDN

Purpose: This attribute stores the pre-windows 2000 logon name of the users.

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