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Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook by Andreas Baumgarten, Samuel Erskine, Steven Beaumont

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Disabling user accounts in Active Directory

It is a common security policy of an organization to disable inactive user accounts. This might happen for a number of reasons, for example an employee on a long break.

Instead of using an Initialize Data activity at the start of the Runbook we will use a different approach to automate the process. The business process to disable user accounts in Active Directory is described in the following diagram:

Disabling user accounts in Active Directory

Getting ready

We need a shared folder (on the SCORCH 2012 server or access to shared on another server) as this Runbook would be triggered by monitoring a folder. Create and share the folder if required.

In addition ...

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