Deleting an Object

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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


The following example demonstrates how to delete the computer object AmyAl-LPTOP from AD DS:

Remove-ADObject 'CN=AmyAl-LPTOP,CN=Computers,DC=FABRIKAM,DC=COM'

Additional information

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.