DSMOD computer (installable option via RSAT /AD DS)

Modify a computer object in active directory.

      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 | *}


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

Related commands

DSAdd - Add object.
DSMod - Modify object.
DSGet - Display object.
DSMove - Move object.
DSQuery - Search for objects.
DSRM - Delete object.
PowerShell: Set-adComputer - Modify an AD computer.

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