Enabling Universal Group Caching

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to enable universal group caching.


The following example demonstrates how to enable universal group caching in the Fabrikam forest:

Set-ADObject -Identity "CN=NTDS Site Settings,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=Fabrikam,DC=Com" -Partition "CN=Configuration,DC=Fabrikam,DC=Com" -Replace @{Options='32'}

Additional information

You can use the following parameters when you set many of the common values of Active Directory objects:

  • -Description

  • -DisplayName

  • -ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion

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