Renaming an OU
Updated: February 28, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to rename an organizational unit (OU).
The following example demonstrates how to rename the OU ManagedGroups to Groups in the Fabrikam.com domain:
Rename-ADObject "OU=ManagedGroups,OU=Managed,DC=Fabrikam,DC=Com" -NewName Groups
The following property value is used when you rename an Active Directory object:
For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Rename-ADObject, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Rename-ADObject -detailed, and then press ENTER.