MOVEUSER.exe (Windows 2000 Resource Kit)

Posted On 2007-10-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Windows Commandline Windows
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MOVEUSER.exe (Windows 2000 Resource Kit)

Move a user account into a different domain or edit an NT username (by changing the profile security).


MOVEUSER [DOMAIN/]user1 [DOMAIN/]user2 [/c:computer] [/k] [/y]


user1 The existing user (who has a local profile)
Specify domain users in 'DOMAIN/user' format
or just 'user' for a local account.

user2 The user acount that will inherit the user1 profile.
This account must already exist.
Specify domain users in DOMAIN/user format
specify only user for local accounts.

/c:computer The computer on which to make the changes.

/k Keep user account user1 (only applies to local users)

/y Overwrite any existing profile for user2.

This command does not run on NT 4.0

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