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Hello, I am scripting user creation. I have created a custom command where an end user will submit info for the user to be created from: Here is the scirpt:

# Import the Adaxes module
Import-Module Adaxes
# User details
$userName = "%param-LastName:lower,4%%param-FirstName:lower,3%%param-Initial:lower,1%o"
$firstName = "%param-FirstName%"
$initial = "%param-Initial%"
$lastName = "%param-LastName%"
$displayName = "%param-LastName%,%param-FirstName%"
$employeeType = "%param-EmployeeType%"
$City = "%param-City%"
$Title = "%param-Title%"
$Manager = "%param-Manager%"
$EndDate = "%param-EndDate%"
$ouPath = "OU=ADX Test,DC=E,DC=BENEFIS,DC=ORG"

# Generate a random password
$passwordLength = 10
$validChars = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789!@#$^&`*()_-=+[]{}|;:',.<>/?~"
$password = -join ((Get-Random -Count $passwordLength -InputObject $validChars) -join "")

# Create the new user
Try{
    $newUserParams = @{
        'Name' = $userName
        'GivenName' = $firstName
        'Surname' = $lastName
        'Initials' = $initial
        'DisplayName' = $displayName
        'employeeType' = $employeeType
        'City' = $City
        'title' = $Title
        'Path' = $ouPath
        'AccountPassword' = (ConvertTo-SecureString $password -AsPlainText -Force)
        'Enabled' = $true
        'AccountExpirationDate' = $EndDate
    }
    $user = New-AdmUser @newUserParams -AdaxesService localhost -ErrorAction Stop -Verbose

    $Context.LogMessage("$displayName was created", "Information")

}
Catch{
    $Context.LogMessage("$displayName failed Error "+$_.Exception.Message, "Error")
}

I get this error: image.png Full Error Text: Flinstone,Jake failed Error A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'employeeType'. This attribute is both in AD and ADaxes Schema. image.png image.png I have tried using "Employee Type" as in the screen shot above but same error.

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Hello,

The issue occurs because the New-AdmUser cmdlet does not have a dedicated parameter for the Employee Type property. You need to use the -OtherAttributes parameter to set it.

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I see works perfectly. Thanks for the help.

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