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How to purge old roaming profile and redirected mydocs/desktop data for inactive users

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On our file server we have a bunch of old profiles and redirected mydocs/desktop folders for users that are no longer active.  Is there an easy way to determine which profile folders have not been used in 'x' days so that we can purge them from primary storage?  We could probably pull a list of AD accounts (both active and disabled) that haven't logged in in 'x' days and cross-reference to the folders on the file server but I'm looking for something less manual.

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Powershell Script save as "Get-DeleteProfiles.ps1"
Function Get-DeleteProfiles
{
<#
.Synopsis
   Find inactive users and delete TS Profiles
.DESCRIPTION
   This Script will select Inactive Users from Active Directory and
   delete the profile from the computer
   Modify $daysinactive, $Domain 
.EXAMPLE
   Get-DeleteProfiles.ps1 Computername
.EXAMPLE
   Get-DeleteProfiles.ps1
    Uses Current Computer by Default
#>
[cmdletbinding()] 
param( 
 [parameter(ValueFromPipeline=$true,ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName=$true)] 
 [string[]]$ComputerName = $env:computername 
  ) 
Begin {} 
Process { 
 
import-module activedirectory 
$domain = "domain.mydom.com" 
$DaysInactive = 90 
$time = (Get-Date).Adddays(-($DaysInactive))
 
# Get all AD User with lastLogonTimestamp less than our time and set to enable
$usernames = Get-ADUser -Filter {LastLogonTimeStamp -lt $time -and enabled -eq $true} -Properties LastLogonTimeStamp |  select-object Name
 
Write-Verbose ("Working on '{0}'",$ComputerName)
if(Test-Connection -ComputerName $ComputerName -Count 1 -ea 0) 
     { 
    foreach($username in $username)
        {
        $Profiles = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_UserProfile -Computer $ComputerName -ea 0 
         foreach ($profile in $profiles) { 
         $objSID = New-Object System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier($profile.sid) 
         $objuser = $objsid.Translate([System.Security.Principal.NTAccount]) 
         $profilename = $objuser.value.split("\")[1] 
         if($profilename -eq $UserName)
         { 
             $profilefound = $true 
            try { 
                 $profile.delete() 
                 Write-Host "$UserName profile deleted successfully on",$ComputerName
                 } 
            catch { 
                Write-Host "Failed to delete the profile, $UserName on $ComputerName" 
                } 
        } 
    }
 
     if(!$profilefound) { 
     write-Warning "No profiles found on $ComputerName with Name $UserName" 
     } 
     
     else { 
         write-verbose "$ComputerName Not reachable" 
         } 
        }
    }
 }
end {}
}

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sources:
http://techibee.com/powershell/powershell-script-to-delete-windows-user-profiles-on-windows-7windows-2008-r2/1556
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Get-Inactive-User-in-78b8db79
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