Change a user's default shell

How to change a user's default shell

Note

You must be a member of the Domain Administrators group to complete the following procedure.

To change a user's default shell
  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

    To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

    You can also open Active Directory Users and Computers from within Server Manager, by expanding Roles and then Active Directory Domain Services in the hierarchy pane, and then selecting Active Directory Users and Computers.

  2. In the console tree, click the Users folder.

  3. In the details pane, right-click the user you want to administer, and then click Properties.

  4. Click the UNIX Attributes tab.

  5. In the Login Shell box, type the full path name of the new shell for the user.

  6. To save the changes and keep the dialog box open, click Apply. To save the changes and close the dialog box, click OK.

Note

There is no command-line method for this procedure.