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Enable Recycle Bin AD

Posted on 2014-11-13
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Help, what's wrong?

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by:Seth Simmons
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run Get-ADForest | fl

if your functional level isn't 2008 R2 you can't enable it until you raise it

Step 1: Enable Active Directory Recycle Bin
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd379481(WS.10).aspx
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its 2k8 r2
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by:Seth Simmons
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is the account you are using a member of enterprise admins and schema admins?
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Seth Simmons earned 2000 total points
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and did you verify the functional level of the forest or the domain?
the forest needs to be 2008 R2
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by:CHI-LTD
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missed that bit..
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my bad.  worked
so where is the recycle bin?
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by:Seth Simmons
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you can use ldp or powershell to restore

Step 2: Restore a Deleted Active Directory Object
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd379509(v=ws.10).aspx
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