A user extension is a custom attribute that can store additional information about a user in Azure Active Directory (AD). Extension attributes are similar to custom attributes. You can create an extension attribute for users, tenant details, devices, and applications. Applications objects in the developer's directory have extension properties registered on them. Once the application has received consent from either a user or an administrator in the developer's directory, the property is integrated into the designated directory type and becomes accessible within the developer’s directory.
The below mentioned cmdlet allows you to set an extension attributes to a user in Azure AD.
Steps to set a user extension in Azure AD using PowerShell scripts:
Where <ObjectId> refers to the ID of an object, <ExtName> refers to the name of the extension, and <ExtVal> refers to the extension value.
Steps to set a user extension in Azure AD using ADManager Plus:
In the above example, the Employee ID user extension will be applied to all the selected users.
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