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Some AD Accounts are missing

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I came into work this morning and found that some AD accounts are missing. I checked the Logs and there is no reference to any account been deleted.

Would some one be able to share some light on this please.
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by:Jason Watkins
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Have the accounts been moved?
Are these user accounts, admin accounts, service accounts?

Search for the account from the command line;

dsquery user cn=username, cn=users, dc=domain, dc=com
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by:kiddkapurcjw
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Seems the account have been deleted. The user accounts that have been deleted are all admin accounts. I was able to recreate them in AD and reattach whatever mailboxes that were needed
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You may want to protect the new accounts from accidental deletion.

dsacls cn=username, cn=users, dc=domain, dc=com /d EVERYONE:SDDT
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by:kiddkapurcjw
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what does this command do?
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by:Jason Watkins
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prevents the listed account from being accidentally deleted.
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Thanks for the reply. i will do this
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