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Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy

Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy

Removes an Active Directory fine grained password policy.

Syntax

Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy [-Identity] <ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy> [-AuthType {<Negotiate> | <Basic>}] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Server <string>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
  • Identity

  • AuthType

  • Credential

  • Server

  • Confirm

  • WhatIf

Detailed Description

The Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy cmdlet removes an Active Directory fine grained password policy.

The Identity parameter specifies the Active Directory fine grained password policy to remove. You can identify a fine grained password policy by its distinguished name, or GUID. You can also set the Identity parameter to a fine grained password object variable, such as $<localFineGrainedPasswordPolicyObject>, or you can pass a fine grained password policy object through the pipeline to the Identity parameter. For example, you can use the Get-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy cmdlet to retrieve a fine grained password policy object and then pass the object through the pipeline to the Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy cmdlet.

Parameters

AuthType

Specifies the authentication method to use. Possible values for this parameter include:
Negotiate or 0
Basic or 1

The default authentication method is Negotiate.

A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection is required for the Basic authentication method.

The following example shows how to set this parameter to Basic.
-AuthType Basic

The following lists the acceptable values for this parameter:

  • Negotiate

  • Basic

Default Value: Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.AuthType.Negotiate

Data Type: ADAuthType

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Credential

Specifies the user account credentials to use to perform this task. The default credentials are the credentials of the currently logged on user unless the cmdlet is run from an Active Directory PowerShell provider drive. If the cmdlet is run from such a provider drive, the account associated with the drive is the default.

To specify this parameter, you can type a user name, such as "User1" or "Domain01\User01" or you can specify a PSCredential object. If you specify a user name for this parameter, the cmdlet prompts for a password.

You can also create a PSCredential object by using a script or by using the Get-Credential cmdlet. You can then set the Credential parameter to the PSCredential object The following example shows how to create credentials.
$AdminCredentials = Get-Credential "Domain01\User01"

The following shows how to set the Credential parameter to these credentials.
-Credential $AdminCredentials

If the acting credentials do not have directory-level permission to perform the task, Active Directory PowerShell returns a terminating error.

Default Value:

Data Type: PSCredential

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Identity

Specifies an Active Directory fine-grained password policy object by providing one of the following property values. The identifier in parentheses is the LDAP display name for the attribute.

Distinguished Name (distinguishedName)
Example: CN=Strict Password Policy,CN=Password Settings Container,CN=System,DC=corp,DC=contoso,DC=com
GUID (objectGUID)
Example: 599c3d2e-f72d-4d20-8a88-030d99495f20
Name (name)
Example: PasswordPolicyLevel1

The cmdlet searches the default naming context or partition to find the object. If two or more objects are found, the cmdlet returns a non-terminating error.

This parameter can also get this object through the pipeline or you can set this parameter to a fine-grained password policy object instance.

This example shows how to set the parameter to a distinguished name.
-Identity "CN=Strict Password Policy,CN=Password Settings Container,CN=System,DC=corp,DC=contoso,DC=com"

This example shows how to set this parameter to a fine-grained password policy object instance named "fineGrainedPasswordPolicyInstance".
-Identity $fineGrainedPasswordPolicyInstance

Default Value:

Data Type: ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

pipelineInput

Position?

1

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Server

Specifies the Active Directory Domain Services instance to connect to, by providing one of the following values for a corresponding domain name or directory server. The service may be any of the following: Active Directory Lightweight Domain Services, Active Directory Domain Services or Active Directory Snapshot instance.
Domain name values:
Fully qualified domain name
Examples: corp.contoso.com
NetBIOS name
Example: CORP

Directory server values:
Fully qualified directory server name
Example: corp-DC12.corp.contoso.com
NetBIOS name
Example: corp-DC12
Fully qualified directory server name and port
Example: corp-DC12.corp.contoso.com:3268

The default value for the Server parameter is determined by one of the following methods in the order that they are listed:
-By using Server value from objects passed through the pipeline.
-By using the server information associated with the Active Directory PowerShell provider drive, when running under that drive.
-By using the domain of the computer running Powershell.

The following example shows how to specify a full qualified domain name as the parameter value.
-Server "corp.contoso.com"

Default Value:

Data Type: string

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.

Default Value:

Data Type: SwitchParameter

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

true

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

WhatIf

Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.

Default Value:

Data Type: SwitchParameter

Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

true

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

false

variableLength

Input Type

None or Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy


A fine grained password policy object is received by the Identity parameter.

Return Type

None

Notes


  • This cmdlet does not work with AD LDS.
    This cmdlet does not work with an Active Directory Snapshot.
    This cmdlet does not work with a read-only domain controller.


Examples

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

Command Prompt: C:\PS>
Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy MyPolicy


                          

Remove the Fine Grained Password Policy object named 'MyPolicy'.

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------

Command Prompt: C:\PS>
Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy -Identity 'CN=MyPolicy,CN=Password Settings Container,CN=System,DC=FABRIKAM,DC=COM'


                          

Remove the Fine Grained Password Policy object with DistinguishedName 'CN=MyPolicy,CN=Password Settings Container,CN=System,DC=FABRIKAM,DC=COM'.

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 3 --------------------------

Command Prompt: C:\PS>
Get-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy -Filter {Name -like "*user*"} | Remove-ADFineGrainedPasswordPolicy

Remove all File Grained Password Policy objects that contain user in their names.

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