Change the name of an object (user account/group) in Active Directory.
Syntax Rename-QADObject [[-Identity] IdentityParameter] -NewName String [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] Advanced_Options Key -identity The Distinguished Name (DN), Canonical Name, GUID or, where applicable, the Domain\Name, UPN or SID of the user object you wish to disable. -WhatIf Describe what would happen if you executed the command, without actually executing the command. -Confirm Prompt for confirmation before executing the command. Advanced_Options: [-UseGlobalCatalog] [-Proxy] [-Service String] [-ConnectionAccount String] [-ConnectionPassword SecureString] [-Credential PSCredential] [-Connection ArsConnection]
By default Rename-QADObject will connect to any available domain controller with the credentials of the locally logged on user, to connect to a specific domain controller using a specific account, either use the advanced options (-Proxy/-Service/-ConnectionAccount) or use the Connect-QADService cmdlet to make the connection.
Rename the user account JaneC in domain ss64Dom
PS C:> rename-QADObject 'ss64Dom\JaneC' -NewName 'JaneS'
“The more pretentious a corporate name, the smaller the organization. (For instance, The Murphy Center for Codification of Human and Organizational Law, contrasted to IBM, GM, AT&T ...) ~ Murphys Law No 19
Disable-QADUser - Disable a user account
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