Stands for Comma Separated Value Directory Exchange, a utility for bulk import/export of data between comma-delimited (CSV) text files and Active Directory. Csvde can be used to create multiple user accounts, groups, computers, printers, or other AD objects in a single batch operation.
Csvde options are either export-specific, import-specific, or general in nature. There are also options for how credentials are specified for accessing AD.
Replaces all occurrences of
string2 (used to change the distinguished
name of objects when importing data from one domain to a different
Indicates name of import/export file.
Switches to import mode (the default is export mode).
Specifies location of log file (default is current directory).
Specifies the domain controller on which the import/export operation is performed.
Specifies LDAP port number (the default is 389). The global catalog is port 3,268.
Specifies a CSV file is in Unicode format.
Specifies verbose mode.
Specifies the distinguished name of the search base for exporting data.
Disables paged searches.
Lists attributes to export (the default is all attributes). Options for export only.
Omits attributes specific to Active Directory objects. (Examples include ObjectGUID, objectSID, pwdLastSet and samAccountType.)
Don’t export ...