The Surly Admin

Father, husband, IT Pro, cancer survivor

Setting the Manager Field in Active Directory

One thing I like to do in Active Directory is set the Manager field. To be honest, I’m not sure why I do this because we’re not using it, it’s just something I do. I guess you could call it future proofing. But there is a problem with this and that’s what do you do when a Manager leaves the company? There’s no easy way to pick up their direct reports and transfer them to a new manager. Until now.

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February 18, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , , , | 15 Comments