Create User (Active Directory) activity

An activity that creates a user in Active Directory.


Create User activity

Configure the Create User activity

To configure the Create User activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Active Directory tab.

    Open Active Directory tab
  3. On the Active Directory tab, drag the Create User activity onto your process.

    Drag Create User activity

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Create User activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create User Configuration

Specifies the information to create a user in Active Directory.

Figure: Create User Configuration screen

Create User Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Active Directory

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Active Directory.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Active Directory.
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Active Directory.

User Name (Login ID)

Function:
Specifies the name of the user to create in Active Directory.
Accepted Values:
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

First Name

Function:
The user's first name.
Accepted Values:
One line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Last Name

Function:
The user's last name.
Accepted Values:
One line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Middle Name

Function:
The user's middle name.
Accepted Values:
One line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Email ID

Function:
Specifies the e-mail address of the user.
Accepted Values:
A text string in email address format.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Description

Function:
Specifies a description for your file or folder.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Contact No.

Function:
Specifies an optional phone number of the user.
Accepted Values:
A valid phone number
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Add To Group

Function:
Specifies an Active Directory group for the user.
Accepted Values:
A valid Active Directory group name.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Generate Random Password

Function:
Specifies that Active Directory gives the user a random password.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - A random password is not supplied for the user.
  • Selected - A random password is supplied for the user.

    If you select the Generate Random Password field, then you cannot specify a password.

Default Value:
Deselected
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Password

Function:
Specifies a password for the user.
Accepted Values:
A valid password.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
Refer to:

Confirm Password

Function:
Validates the password.
Accepted Values:
Your password.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes