Restoring a Single Object

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to restore a single object in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).


The following example demonstrates how to restore the deleted organizational unit (OU) Accounting_Department in the domain:

Get-ADObject -ldapFilter:"(msDS-LastKnownRDN=Accounting_Department)" –IncludeDeletedObjects | Restore-ADObject

Additional information

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