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LWE10131 : Howto automatically disable computer accounts in active directory after a number of days

Symptom:

You want to deactivate computer accounts after 9 weeks or 63 days

Cause:

none

Solution:

You can use the dsquery tool in combination with dsmod. The following can be copy and pasted in a command

line and can be scheduled. Please note, these computer accounts will be disabled. You should use the

dsquery first to have a look at the computers!

dsquery computer ou=Lubby-Desktops,DC=lubby,DC=org -inactive 9 -limit 0 |dsmod computer -disabled yes

You should use this script with care and let it run on the part of active directory where no important

servers or desktops have been created!

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