Sooner or later, you'll need to clean up your Active Directory to remove outdated entries or fix erratic behavior. But before you begin deleting data with ADSI Edit, there are a few things you should consider. During this episode of TR Dojo, I share five things you should know before you degunk your Active Directory database.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. He was most recently Managing Editor for TechRepublic Pro. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.