When a computer account was created.

Hi guys hope you are well.
Guys, I am trying to determine when a server named "serverA" was created in our AD domain.
I would love some help on finding out when serverA was built, whether this be by querying AD etc.

Any help greatly appreciated.
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Mike KlineCommented:
There is a whencreated atttribute which is nice; I love adfind for this sort of thing


adfind -sc c:computername whencreated -tdca

adfind -sc c:serverA whencreated -tdca

the -sc is one of Joe's shortcuts....awesome tool.



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I have a batch file that checks all sorts of stats on a PC, here is a line that finds the install date of the OS

Set /P Computer=Enter the IP or Computer name to lookup: 

systeminfo /S \\%Computer% 2>NUL | findstr /c:"Original Install Date" > Result.txt

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This will put the install date in a text file where the batch file is run from
in AD.... search for your server's name... properties...account tab...
you'll see a field called "whenCreated"

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sorry.... i meant "object" tab
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