When the intended purpose of groups has been completed, the next step is to delete the groups from Active Directory. Using ADManager Plus, it is very simple to delete bulk groups from Active Directory in a single stroke.
You have to import the list of Groups that need to be deleted and click Apply.
Select AD Mgmt - -> Group Management - -> Delete Groups
From the drop down menu, select the domain in which the groups are located.( Note: If you know the OU in which the groups are located, click the add OUs button and select the appropriate OU)
You can now use one of the following options to list the groups that have to be deleted.
a) You can import the CSV file (sample CSV file) which contains the list of groups that have to be deleted. After importing the CSV file, from the drop down menu (on the right hand side), select the attribute based on which you want to display the group accounts.
b) Use the Search option to search for the groups (Note: To list all the groups in the domain, hit the search button without entering anything in the Search box.
Now, use the check box to select the desired list of groups.
The change summary and the status of the modification can be verified.
Roll over the mouse over the icon to see the attributes in the windows native UI.