For Windows computer users, we are all familiar with the Recycle Bin. Once we delete some files, it gives us an option to get them back. However, if you accidently delete a user account or object in Windows Server 2012 active directory, things will be a little complicated. In this article, we’ll tell you how to restore deleted object in active directory 2012 easily.
How to Recover Deleted User Object Active Directory in Microsoft Server 2012
Here are the detailed steps to restore active directory object from Recycle Bin 2012, follow the steps to see how it processes.
Go to Start and type dsac.exe to open ADAC. Or you can open management console and then go to Tools -> Active Directory Administrative Center.
Now select “Deleted Objects” from the list and double click it.
All the deleted items will then be listed out, choose the objects that need to be restored.
Right-click the selected object and select “Restore” to recover deleted user active directory on Windows 2012 quickly.
More Info: How to Enable Active Directory Recycle Bin on Windows Server 2012
Restoring Active Directory is not something that user would always like to do; enable the Recycle Bin will be a quick way to recover objects in Active Directory 2012 once deleted. Follow the steps below to see how to enable this feature.
Navigate to Active Directory Administrative Center just like part 1.
Select Local Domain and in the Tasks Pane, Select Enable Recycle Bin.
Now you’ll get an inform saying once the Recycle Bin is enabled, it cannot be disabled. Click “Ok” to go on.
You will then be asked to refresh AD Administrative Center, click “OK” and the active directory recycle bin will be enabled successfully.
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This post has shown you how to restore deleted user active directory 2012 and enable active directory recycle bin. If you have any other questions about Microsoft Server 2012, leave us a message below.