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Old 06-19-2013
HP Shell Script for generating NTIDs(Usernames) from the given email ids.

Hi Everyone,

I just need a shell script which automatically gives the list of NT IDs mean the Usernames from the list of email ids. We have around 140 users from AMERICAS,ASIAPACIFIC and EMEA User Directories and we have their email ids.For ex. i have email id called and this user NT ID is dasun.So i need dasun as output for this email id. So the script by taking their email ids or by connecting to User Directory the script needs to give the output of all the list of NT IDs from these directories. All the User Directories exists with MSAD Configured. Any ones help is highly appreciated.


Last edited by naveen.dasu; 06-19-2013 at 06:47 AM..
# 2  
Old 06-19-2013
It sounds like something an Excel macro could do, and just save it as text to drive your user add script. Sun has ldapsearch, so what OS are we dealing with?
# 3  
Old 06-19-2013
this is quiet simple but you are going to run into problems with people using same or similar names if you do not put in enough checks ... funky sample below will create NTID "thereh" twice ...
susegeek:/tmp # for email in
> do
>     lname=$(echo $email | awk -F"[.@]" '{print $2}')
>     finitial=$(echo $email | awk -F"[.@]" '{print $1}' | awk '{split ($0,a,""); print a[1]}')
>     ntid=$lname$finitial
>     echo "$email = NTID = $ntid"
> done = NTID = thereh = NTID = thereh = NTID = estac
susegeek:/tmp #

# 4  
Old 06-19-2013
Many Thanks for your reply we use windows 7 OS and if i can get this with excel macro that is very much good.Can you help me how can we do this using Excel Macro.


---------- Post updated at 08:12 AM ---------- Previous update was at 08:07 AM ----------

Hello Just Ice,

Thanks for your reply. Actually i do have the list of the people and their name are unique and there are 140 users. So how could i give these as input for this script.I exported the users to excel.

# 5  
Old 06-20-2013
export the email column from excel into a .txt file on a directory on the unix server and use that file as the input file ...

input file:

sample script:
#! /bin/ksh

if [ $# -ne 1 ]
      echo "Not enough arguments. Please rerun script with \"$0 \$listfile\""
      exit 1
      if [ ! -s $list ]
          echo "No valid list file found. Rerun script with readable text file."
          exit 2

for email in $(< $list)
     lname=$(echo $email | awk -F"[.@]" '{print $2}')
     finitial=$(echo $email | awk -F"[.@]" '{print $1}' | awk '{split ($0,a,""); print a[1]}')
     echo "$email = NTID = $ntid"

exit 0

# 6  
Old 06-20-2013
Hello Just Ice,

Thanks Again. Actually the NT IDs differ from email to email. I mean all are not like Lastname and Firstnames first initial.Like for Naveen Kumar Dasu its like dasun.Its not same for all the email ids. So basically we have a LDAP Directory.So we need to connect to the LDAP directory and retrive the NT IDs for the 3 User Directories AMERICAS,ASIAPACIFIC and EMEA. I just want a script which connects to LDAP Directory and gets the NT IDs.

Help on this is highly appreciated.

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Old 06-20-2013
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