Video: Five things you should know before cleaning out your Active Directory database

Bill Detwiler shares five things every network administrator should know before they degunk their network's Active Directory database.

Sooner or later, you'll need to clean up your Active Directory to remove outdated entries or fix erratic behavior.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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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...