Domain migration - computer account issue after using ADMT
Posted on 2004-10-01
I am an OU administrator for my organization. We recently used ADMT (active directory migration tool) to move all of our computers from an old (and busted) windows 2000 AD to a new windows 2003 AD. I have full control of my OU and group policy privileges. All my stuff is in my own OU or subcontainers.
When we ran the ADMT tool against the list of computers in the old domain, many of those computers no longer existed. This caued lots of problems running ADMT as it would time out on computers it could not contact. It also created computer accounts in the new domain for these computers even though it was never able to successfully contact them.
So now I have all my computers in the new domain, but I've also got these extra computer names. I do not know whether our domain admin has any kind of policy in place to expire computer accounts that have never "phoned home", and I can't wait for that to kick in anyway.
Does anyone know how I can go through my OU and find computer accounts that have never contacted the DC so I can delete them and make my list accurate?