Enable-Disable Computers


 

It is mandatory for administrators to keep the Active directory clean .Hence administrators have  to disable computer accounts that have been inactive for a long time, and then enable them when required. With ADManager Plus, administrators can enable/disable bulk computer accounts in a flash.

 

Procedure :

 

To enable/disable computer accounts, you must first choose between enable and disable option. Then, you can apply the selected option on bulk computer accounts which can either be imported either by importing a CSV file or by using the Search option.

 

Steps:

  • Click AD Mgmt tab - -> Computer Management - -> Enable/Disable Computers

  • From the drop down menu , select Enable/Disable option based on your need

  • From the drop down menu, select the domain in which the computers are located.( Note: If you know the OU in which the computers are located, click the �add OUs� button and select the appropriate OU)

  • You can now use one of the following options to list the computers that have to be enabled/disabled

    • You can import the CSV file (sample CSV file) which contains the list of computers. After importing the CSV file, from the drop down menu (on the right hand side), select the LDAP attribute based on which you want to search the objects in Active directory.

                                                           Or

    • Use the  Search option to find the computers (Note: To list all the computers just click the Search button without typing anything in the Search Box)

  • Now, use the check box to select the desired list of computers and then click Apply.

 

The change summary and the status of the modification can be verified.