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Auditing / Cleaning Active Directory

Posted on 2008-10-27
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I need to audit my active directory and clean out unused, stale, or non existent computer objects.  

Scipt? 3rd party tool?  Need a point in the right direction.
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Question by:LrdKanien
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There's some good information on the use of the dsquery function for exactly this process over at http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/Windows2003/AdminTips/ActiveDirectory/PruningOldComputerAccountsinAD.html. You can view a list of old accounts not logged into within the past x weeks, then prune them once checking.

Hope this helps
-tigermatt
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Just use the OldCmp.exe utility.  It's very complete and has several levels of self protection..

http://www.joeware.net/freetools/tools/oldcmp/index.htm
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