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Powershell: Move all disabled AD accounts to "Ex Employees" OU

Posted on 2013-01-21
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Can someone please help. I need to find all disabled user accounts and move them to a specified OU called "Ex Employees" using Powershell.

It would be great if the domain name and OU had a variable so I can use this in multiple environments easily.

THanks!

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by:Joseph Daly
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This is very simple using the quest cmdlets.

Get-qaduser -disabled | move-qadobject -NewParentContainer {distinguished name of EX employees ou}
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by:Angeal
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Xxdcmast,

I would prefer to use the builtin AD cmdlets, if possible.

Thanks!

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Subsun earned 500 total points
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Following powershell command Works on Server 2008 R2 domain controllers..
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Get-ADUser -LDAPFilter {(useraccountcontrol:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2)} | Move-ADObject -targetpath 'OU=Ex Employees,DC=Domain,DC=Com'

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Edit : Add -SearchBase if you want to search based on OU's..
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Get-ADUser -LDAPFilter {(useraccountcontrol:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2)} -SearchBase "OU=Emp,DC=Domain,DC=Com" | Move-ADObject -targetpath 'OU=Ex Employees,DC=Domain,DC=Com'

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by:Angeal
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Hi Subsun,

Works like a charm! Thanks for your help!.

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by:Subsun
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You're Welcome!!
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