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How to Rename a User in Active Directory

You want to rename an existing User entry in Active Directory.


This can be done using the Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) MMC.

  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers
  2. In the console tree, browse to the folder which holds the user account and Right Click the account and select Rename
  3. Make the initial name change to the account and hit the Enter key on your keyboard
  4. Modify appropriate fields in the rename user dialogue and click OK


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