Update User Display Names - Windows Server 2012 Essentials

When you add a user on the 2012 Dashboard, it does not populate the Display Name of the account object, and it also sets the Description to the same value as the username. My PowerShell script will take a users First and Surname and convert those into the Displayname.

 
 
 
 
 
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Active Directory
10/25/2012
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Verified on the following platforms
Windows 10 No
Windows Server 2012 Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2 No
Windows Server 2008 R2 No
Windows Server 2008 No
Windows Server 2003 No
Windows Server 2016 No
Windows 8 No
Windows 7 No
Windows Vista No
Windows XP No
Windows 2000 No
This script is tested on these platforms by the author. It is likely to work on other platforms as well. If you try it and find that it works on another platform, please add a note to the script discussion to let others know.