At au2mator, we believe in automating as much as we can. So wouldn’t it be nice when the Portal is displayed automatically in the correct language when the User sign in?

This can be done by using the AD Property “preferredLanguage.” When you set the correct Value, the Portal shows the Right Language for the User.

To set that Value, you can navigate to your AD object and change it manually, or you can use a PowerShell Script to mass update.

Here you an example to change the Value for a specific User to “de-AT”

Get-ADUser -Identity Seidlm | Set-ADObject -replace @{preferredLanguage=" de-AT "}

In that case, the Portal shows up in German.

KB Article

For new Languages or new instructions, please see our KB Article: Configure Preferred User Language – au2mator – Self Service Portal.