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delete old pc accounts from sms database

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hello. just a simple question. changed about 60 pcs this year. then i looked in sms server. found also all pcs i removed from my AD. how can i remove all old entries from sms database ?
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by:merowinger
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if u have a active directory discovery u first should delete the old computer objects there, else they will be recreated on next sync!

In the SMS Console go to the collection "All Systems" there u can delete the computer objects
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by:soki
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thats impossible. i want to chjeck all AD computer accounts and wants sms to delete them too
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by:merowinger
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just sort the "All Systems" Collection to obsolete and delete them which are listed as obsolete
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by:balmasri
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you may schedule Tasks in the site maintenance
follow this path
Open SMS console>Site database>Site Hierarchy > SMS Site > Site Maintenance> TASKS
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by:soki
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the goal is to have only these pc accounts in sms database as i have in AD. should work automaticall or scripted. means in AD i have 300 pc accounts and in sms database i have 385
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by:merowinger
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u can configure a site maintenance task that you can configure to delete obsolete clients.
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by:soki
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any chance for a screen copy?. useing a german version and haven't found it yet
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by:merowinger
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there's no exact maintenance task to do this...
try this:
http://www.myitforum.com/forums/m_147700/mpage_1/key_SMS%252CIssues/tm.htm#147700
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by:balmasri
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I uploaded a snapshot click the following link
http://allyoucanupload.webshots.com/v/2001195671983008958
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by:merowinger
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i think u need at least sms sp1 for this taks
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any news ?
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the task was sheduled for this wekkend. gonna check it now
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