AD Reports

I am trying to understand a control our clients have in regards to user creation monitoring in AD. They want to implement a control that will notify a specific team with the complete list of new accounts created during the last month. My question is the following:  Can I consider this report complete if I get it from AD, or is there any risk that Domain admins can alter this information in the AD data set? I am not concerning about the report being changed during transmission, only at the source.  Please let me know if any further details are required.  Thanks in advance!
Andi Resuli MSc. (MCP)Senior System & Network AdministratorAsked:
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FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
You can use a basic powershell command to pull the data.

Open powershell as an administrator
(type) Import-module ActiveDirectory
(type) the below command
$When = ((Get-Date).AddDays(-30)).Date
Get-ADUser -Filter {whenCreated -ge $When} -Properties whenCreated
FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Nadav SolomonCommented:
If a user was created and deleted it wont show up looking for creation date of users, thats why you use audit which cannot be changed just deleted and then you will know it was deleted.
To make reports easily from active directory audit there are lot's of tools I like ad audit plus its really easy to understand and use, there's a trial, if audit is enabled in the domain you can use the trial to get your report.

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Nadav SolomonCommented:
Glad I could help, thanks for the feedback.
FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
I'm glad I could assist as well.  Thank you for the points.
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