How to change SharePoint AD group names after the group name has changed in Active Directory

Well this is simple really, The code goes through each site collection, identifies groups coming from AD, then retrieves the same group using the SID value from Active Directory and updaes the SharePoint group name based on the value in the Active Directory.

param (
 [string]$SPSiteFilter = "Your application URL",
 [string]$SPADLoginNamePrefix = "c:0+.w|",
 [bool]$UseSAMAccountName = $true
 )

if ((Get-PSSnapin 'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null){Add-PSSnapin 'Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell'}
 if (Get-Module -ListAvailable -Name ActiveDirectory) {
 Write-Host "ActiveDirectory Module exists"
 
} else {
 Write-Host "ActiveDirectory Module does not exist. This Script requires this module. Please check that the module is installed."
 Write-Host "To install the module through PowerShell you can use the following command:"
 Write-Host "Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-AD-PowerShell"
 return
}
 
 Import-Module ActiveDirectory
$spWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication $SPSiteFilter
foreach($site in $spWebApp.Sites)
 {
 Write-Host "Site: $($site.Url)"
 # Notice that the SPADLoginNamePrefix variable prefix is used to identify a AD group and also to parse the SID value
 $site.rootweb.siteusers | where { $_.IsDomainGroup -and $_.UserLogin.ToString().Contains($SPADLoginNamePrefix) } | %{
 
 
 $dispNameSplit = $_.UserLogin.ToString().Replace($SPADLoginNamePrefix, "")
 
 #Get the Account from AD to retrieve to correct name
 $adAccount = Get-ADGroup -Identity $dispNameSplit
 
 $newSPAccountDisplayName = ""
 #Modify the SharePoint Account DisplayName and Name based on the AD SamAccountName OR the Name 
 if($UseSAMAccountName -eq $true)
 { $newSPAccountDisplayName = $adAccount.SamAccountName }
 else
 { $newSPAccountDisplayName = $adAccount.Name }
 
 if($_.DisplayName -ne $newSPAccountDisplayName -or $_.Name -ne $newSPAccountDisplayName)
 {
 Write-Host "Changed SharePoint AD Group: $($_.DisplayName) to: $($newSPAccountDisplayName)"
 $_.DisplayName = $newSPAccountDisplayName
 $_.Name = $newSPAccountDisplayName
 $_.Update()
 } else
 {
 Write-Host "SharePoint AD Group name: $($_.DisplayName) is the same as in AD : $($newSPAccountDisplayName)"
 }
 $adAccount = $null
 }
 $site.Dispose();
}

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