Refreshing a Dynamic Object

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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


The following example demonstrates how to refresh the Time to Live (TTL) attribute of the dynamic user object Brad Sutton:

Set-ADObject -Identity ‘CN=Brad Sutton,OU=Accounting,DC=Fabrikam,DC=com’ -Replace @{entryTTL="200000"}

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.