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How can I check to see if and AD account is disabled?  I assume the code below does not work but this is what im thinking

if(samaccountname.disabled = true){

do this

}
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Question by:Roccat
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by:Rich Weissler
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Once you get the User object (via get-aduser), you can check the 'enabled' property...
(I did a "get-aduser <username> -properties enabled", then could check the 'enabled' property... if false, then the account is disabled.)
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by:Roccat
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Thank you. What is the syntax to check if the enabled property is true?
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Rich Weissler earned 2000 total points
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Sorry...
$a = get-aduser <username> -properties enabled
if (! $a.enabled) {
   do this if disabled
}
else {
    do this if enable
}

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by:Roccat
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Thank you!!
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