Retrieve Active directory disabled account by Date

Posted on 2013-11-17
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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I need a script that retrieves Active Directory disabled accounts by Date.

for instance  smith account disabled on 02/12/2013

Any help will be very much appreciated.

Thank you
Question by:jskfan
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by:Will Szymkowski
ID: 39655310
Use the following command below to accomplish this...

Import-module activedirectory
$date = get-date 02/12/2013
get-aduser -filter * -properties * | ? {$_.enabled -eq $false -and $_.whenChanged -eq $date} | select Name, whenChanged, Enabled

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Author Comment

ID: 39657112
it does not display anything
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Will Szymkowski earned 1000 total points
ID: 39657211
If the account has been modified since it was disabled then the time will change.

Use the following command and you can sort the time and easily see what accounts have been disabled during the time/day you have specificed.

get-aduser -filter * -properties * | ? {$_.enabled -eq $false} | sort -property whenChanged | select name, enabled, whenChanged

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You can also export this to a csv as well see below...

get-aduser -filter * -properties * | ? {$_.enabled -eq $false} | sort -property whenChanged | select name, enabled, whenChanged | export-csv "c:\disabledusers.csv"

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Assisted Solution

Pankaj_401 earned 1000 total points
ID: 39660737
There is no timestamp for this specifically. Assuming the accounts haven't
been touched since you disabled them, you can look at the whenLastModified also you need to look at  two fields for this:
"userAccountControl" and "whenChanged"
In "userAccountControl" indicates a disabled account"whenChanged"should tell you when the account was disabled.
For more info look at this also: http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2005/05/12/how-can-i-get-a-list-of-all-the-disabled-user-accounts-in-active-directory.aspx

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Thank you Guys

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