How to roll backup "Redirusr" and "Redircmp" commands changes

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Yuval Sinay MVP

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SUMMARY

The following Knowledgebase will help you to restore the default domain location settings for new users/computers accounts.

SYMPTOMS

 
After applying the redirect commands as describe in:
 
"Redirecting the users and computers containers in Windows Server 2003 domains"
 

 
 
New users accounts or/and new computers accounts will be redirect automatically to the "OU" that was
 
introduce in the redirection step.
 

CAUSE

 
This behavior is by design.

RESOLUTION

 
In some cases you will need to change the "OU" settings that use for new users/computers store.
 
However, the "Redirusr" and "Redircmp" set "IsCriticalSystemObject" attribute to "TRUE" and by this forbidden
 
some changes to the "OU" status (like "OU" deletion).
 
To revert to the default settings you will need to run the following commands:
 
 
"C:\windows\system32>redirusr cn=users,DC=company,dc=com"
 
      This command will redirect all new users accounts to the "Users" container.
 
"C:\windows\system32>redircmp cn=computers,DC=company,dc=com"
 
     This command will redirect all new computers accounts to the "computers" container.
 
 
Note: There also option to run "Redirusr" and "Redircmp" commands to redirect new users/computers
 
        accounts alternative "OU"
 

MORE INFORMATION

 
Redirecting the users and computers containers in Windows Server 2003 domains
 

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Article ID: 555573 - Last Review: 14 Feb 2017 - Revision: 1

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