How to verify Lawson user AD identity through Windows powershell

A user in Lawson is unable to login to their account. Username or password is incorrect. Assuming your organization is using single sign-on through Active Directory, you can verify the user’s username via Windows powershell.

  1. Login into Lawson Security Administrator (or SCWeb Admin App). Locate the user and copy the username.
  2. Open powershell and check the user via this command: Get-ADuser -identity <username>
  3. If you receive this error: “Cannot find an object with identity”, the user is not setup in AD under that username.
  4. Check with the organizations IT team to verify the correct AD user (assuming you don’t have direct access).
  5. Once they send you that ID, check via powershell again and it should return this result: