dsmod computer

DSMOD computer

Modify a computer object in active directory.

Syntax DSMOD computer Computer_DN -reset -disabled [-c] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] [options]

Key Computer_DN Distinguished name of the computer that you want to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) -reset Reset computer account -disabled {yes | no} Disable the computer account for logon -c Continue with the next object after any error (when you specify multiple target objects) by default dsmod will exit when the first error occurs. -q Quiet, suppress all output -uc Unicode format -uco Unicode format for output only -uci Unicode format for input only Options -desc Description -loc Location {-s Server | -d Domain} By default, connects the computer to the domain controller in the logon domain. -u UserName The user name with which a user logs on to a remote server. By default, the currently logged on user. -p {Password | *}

DS* commands are available on networked machines with the server role A.D. Domain Services installed, Domain Controllers (or for XP users: XP Professional).


Disable multiple computer accounts (CMD shell)

C:\> set _mc1="CN=ServerA,CN=Computers,DC=ss64,DC=Com"

C:\> set _mc2="CN=ServerB,CN=Computers,DC=ss64,DC=Com"

C:\> dsmod computer %_mc1% %_mc2% -disabled yes

Reset multiple computer accounts (powershell)

PS C:\> $mc1 = "CN=ServerA,CN=Computers,DC=ss64,DC=Com"

PS C:\> $mc2 = "CN=ServerB,CN=Computers,DC=ss64,DC=Com"

PS C:\> dsmod computer $mc1 $mc2 -reset

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself” - Napoleon Bonaparte

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