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Active Directory Printers OU

Posted on 2012-03-22
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Hi All,

I recently started a new company and I am trying to tidy up their Active Directory.


They have an OU called printers with nothing in it.

Is this a system folder?

If not, am I ok to delete it?


Thanks
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Mike Kline earned 250 total points
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Printers is not a system folder,  The actual only "OU" that is in a default AD installation of AD is the domain controllers OU.  The rest of the default folders are containers (without the book icon/just plain looking folders)

In ADUC if you select view > Advanced you will see the system folder and subfolder

Thanks

Mike
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by:Premkumar Yogeswaran
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The Active directory architecture do not have printers OU...
hope it should have created manually.

You can delete..!!!

Regards,
Prem
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i missed to refresh the page.....
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by:detox1978
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great thanks....
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by:Mike Kline
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We were close enough in time prem...no big deal.  Its when people answer with the same thing hours later that people get annoyed.
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by:detox1978
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To be honest I wanted two people to confirm it, so thanks.  :-) :-)
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by:Premkumar Yogeswaran
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Thank Mike and detox1978...!!!

Cheers,
Prem
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