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Blues
10-06-2010, 03:02 PM
I need a simple utility preferable one which can be scheduled to run that can manage Active Directory accounts. The primary function needed is to mass unlock accounts at the moment.

thecoldone06
10-06-2010, 05:36 PM
What version of server are you running? if 2003 or 2008, you can use a simple powershell script to unlock all unlocked users. http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com/2007/08/14/enable-disable-unlock-user-accounts/

Powershell is installable on Windows 2003 and native on 2008.

Blues
10-06-2010, 06:36 PM
Running mix of 2003 and 2008 servers

thecoldone06
10-06-2010, 06:48 PM
Running mix of 2003 and 2008 servers

Well if you enable Powershell on the 2008 server(s) and run the script, it should then replicate that change to the 2003. That would negate the need to install Powershell on those servers.

Blues
10-07-2010, 02:35 PM
We went a different route but thanks may need it in the future but our need for it now is almost passed.