In this tutorial, you will learn how to rename multiple user accounts in Active Directory using the LastName, FirstName format. To rename an object in Active Directory, you need to modify the Name property of the object. To generate a name based on first name and last name, you need to use value references %firstname% and %lastname%.
Launch Adaxes Administration Console.
Select the user accounts you want to rename, right-click the selection and click Add/Modify Property in the context menu.
Select the Name property.
To modify display names, select the Display Name property.
Type %lastname%, %firstname% in the Property value field.
If you want the last name to be all uppercase, e.g. SMITH, John, use the following template: