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Update User Display Name

The Update User Display Name task will modify the stored display name of the specified user.


Property NameDescription
Display NameThe required display name of the specified user.
User NameThe user name to have the display name modified.
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.


When this task is added the properties are static by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Display NameChangeDisplayNameReturn"John"The Display Name you want to change the user to. This could come from a form control.
User Name"User123"User123The user name to have the Display name changed.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Updated users display name.

Success with Warnings

  • N/A - should never get fulfilled.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • User does not have permissions to edit group security AND is not editing themselves.
  • Username was not provided.
  • User does not exist.
  • General failure - Check the specification report for more details.