UserPrincipleName parameter

Quick check

  • What is the –UserPrincipalName parameter in the New-ADUser cmdlet used for?

Quick check answer

  • This parameter is used to specify the user’s logon name in the form <username>@<domainname>.

The above tip was excerpted from Mitch Tulloch’s book Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 from Microsoft Press.

Mitch is a ten-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows Server and cloud computing technologies.  For more information see

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