• Working with the proxyAddresses Attribute


    Just wanted to share my recent experience with working with the proxyAddresses attribute.

    Disclaimer: I am definitely not an expert with PowerShell and I mainly just script to the point of what works for me. I just wanted to compile my experience…

  • try catch not working

    I wrote a custom powershell script and have it run in a workflow.

    I'm having an issue with the try catch statement. If I remove try catch and just run the command inside the try method, the workflow executes fine. However, when a try catch is added,…

  • Add script to specific user attribute


    I'm trying to add a script to users attributes that will generate a 8 digit pin every 24 hours.

    We  have the script ready to go and will set it up in a scheduled task however,  I am having trouble linking the script to the specific attribute…

  • ARS PowerShell script to "Move" users from one group to another.

    I have a .csv with 2 columns. Column 1 is called SourceGroup with a list of groups, and the other is DestinationGroup with a different list. I have a script I am trying to use that will Add the users from SourceGroup to the DestinationGroup, after the…

  • Change/replace SIP address from the edsvaOffice365-UserID field

    Ill start off by saying I am a complete novice

    I would like to change user SIP address with the field edsvaOffice365-UserID

    Id also like to be able to update this by OU if possible

    I am using Quest Commandlet to pull this information. Get-QADUser -SearchRoot…

  • onPostRename Started when unlocking AD Account

    Hi, I've installed the new ARS version, old version is 6.7.0. I am using the exact same scripts for the new version.

    When I am now unlock a locked account over ARS web, the event viewer on the ARS server shows:

    operation: modification on…

  • When are the onGetPolicyMarker event raised

    I am having som problems with the onGetPolicyMarker event.

    I can not get it to execute.

    my code:

    Function onGetPolicyMarker()


         $Text = "Test Policy"

         $EventLog.ReportEvent($Constants.EDS_EVENTLOG_WARNING_TYPE, "onGetPolicyMarker: $Text")…

  • Bulk Policy Incompliance Fixing issue

    I am using the Bulk Policy Incompliance Fixing script located here: http://wiki.activeroles.inside.quest.com/index.php/Bulk_policy_incompliance_fixing

    I have setup policies for each of our applications specifying that virtual attributes must be a particular…

  • Run script from custom command

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    Hi All,

    I want to create a new user command and have that command to initilize a script. Do you have any steps in how I can do that?

    The script is just a few PowerShell lines, but I don't know how to tell the system to call this script when I have chosen…

  • Exchange 2010 sp1

    Does anyone know if there are issues using ASR 6.5 with Exchange 2010 sp1?

    I have been testing this upgrade in a lab and I found that when I create accounts using the web interface for ASR and then add features to the user account with a script that I…

  • ARS PowerShell Script Module

    We have a simple powershell script that utilizes the ARS PowerShell cmdlets. The script works fine within the "Management Shell for Active Directory", but does not work if used within ARS as a powershell scheduled task script module. Below is a copy of…

  • Limiting the search results returned with quicksearch

    We have used onpresearch to tailor the ldap queries but we would also like to be able to limit the results returned to improve performance.

    Has anyone got any suggestions?

  • Converting "Disable" to "Deprovision" programatically

    I need a way to trigger disabled accounts to deprovisioned at the time they are disabled.  I have the part to programitically deprovision (http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/iam/w/ars-script-wiki/6057.programmatically-deprovision-a-user), but I'm…

  • Unable to update Mail Attribute with ERFM installed

    I have an interesting issue with a VBScript when trying to update the mail attribute.

    Current Setup: 2 AD Forests, 1 is a user account forest and the other is a Exchange resource forest, shadow accounts are in the resource forest and the MsExchMasterAccount…

  • Script help


    Thanks to Shawn here I have this script that will take the edsvasecondaryowners of a Shared Mailbox and export it to a CSV file.  The issue Shawn helped me with was that we have two or more secondary owners on each Shared Mailbox so the the edsvasecondaryowners…

  • Workflow - Link to Target Object

    I am working on a new workflow notification and would like to include a link to the target object. This would allow the recipient to quickly open the target object in the web console and view the object's properties.   I dont see an OOB token to handle…

  • Help with Powershell ActiveRoles Mgmt Shell for AD Excel Export

    From AD, I want to pull the following information for a list of users (I only have their full name as displayed in AD):

    Full Name, Login Name, Last Computer Logged into and date and time of this last login

    Is there a way I can pull this information for…

  • Deleted user report?

    Hey Everyone,

    Has anyone come up with a report that will provide a list of users that get deleted by the ARS server? I am trying to build one in the quest knowledge portal and not having much luck.

  • Script or Report on accounts scheduled for deletion?

    Hey Group,

    I am new here, but this is a great community!  We have a need to notify some people when accounts will be deleted and this report has to include a couple of attributes of the user account. We've been searchin for a way to do this and the only…

  • Powershell profiles - help

    This community is fantastic, thanks to all for your help learning powershell, ars, and a heap of stuff.

    I want to create a profile that will list all of the modules I have available and the snap-ins that are available as well.  Define the colors for the…

  • Workflows & Other Add-in downloads?

    Hey there - I am trying to find out what the new Unified Messaging features are in ARS 6.7 and what add-ins for systems and workflows there are that work with 6.7? I found the download page but are all the items there compatible with 6.7?

  • SQL report - add-on properties?

    Is there any easy way to add on items to reports from the report pack/qkp? I tried doing some db queries against the data collector db and not being a dba I am not having much luck.  Is there a place to get add-on reports or something that would show how…

  • get-qarsoperation send output to qad-getuser?

    Is this possible? I've tried several things and haven't found anything in the forums or online that shows this will work? I read some other posts people are looking to do the same thing I am, but is it possible to pull the results of changes, provisions…

  • user home folder deletion?

    Hey Folks - I am working on a script that will delete the users home folders when the users AD account is deleted by the ARS built-in scheduled task. The built in process fails to delete the users home folders and we have about 20 file servers that a…

  • script help to delete users and/or home folders?

    I am trying to find a script to delete AD user accounts and/or home folders. I have setup a deprovisioning policy that deletes accounts after x number of days but can't use that on a bunch of other accounts as they were deprovisioned before the policy…