DSMOD OU (installable option via RSAT /AD DS)

Modify an OU in active directory.

      DSMod OU OrganizationalUnit_DN 
         [-desc Description] 
            [{-s Server | -d Domain}]   [-u UserName]  [-p {Password | *}]
               [-c] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}]

   OrganizationalUnit_DN  Distinguished name of the OU that you want to modify.
                If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin).

   -desc    Description of the OU.

   -s       Server to connect to (Default=the domain controller in the logon domain.)
   -d       Domain to connect to.

   -u       Username with which the user logs on to a remote server. 
   -p       Password     (UserName or Domain\UserName or Username@domain.com)

   -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.


Change the description of two OUs at once:

C:\> dsmod ou "OU=Italy,DC=ss64,DC=Com" "OU=Germany,DC=ss64,DC=Com" -desc "Some new descriptive text"

“The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they're organized for” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

Related commands

DSAdd - Add object.
DSMod - Modify object.
DSGet - Display object.
DSMove - Move object.
DSQuery - Search for objects.
DSRM - Delete object.
PowerShell: Set-adOrganizationalUnit - Modify an AD OU.
Equivalent bash commands (Linux): ldapmodify - Modify Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.

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