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LWE10132 : Howto automatically disable user accounts in active directory after a number of days

Symptom:

You want to deactivate user 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 accounts will be disabled. You should use

the dsquery first to have a look at the accounts!

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

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

administrative or service accounts have been created!

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