Deleting the Objects in 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 delete the objects in an organizational unit (OU).

The following example demonstrates how to delete the user U1 in the OU Test in the domain:

Remove-ADObject 'CN=U1,OU=Test,DC=FABRIKAM,DC=COM'

For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Remove-ADObject, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Remove-ADObject –detailed, and then press ENTER.

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