You can attempt to
recreate deleted Active Directory objects after they have been
purged from the Active Directory Deleted Objects container by
restoring the object from a prior Active Directory backup.
To recreate purged Active Directory objects
On the navigation bar,
click the down arrow next to Restore.
Click New Restore Job.
In the View by Resource
pane, double-click a backup set that contains the most recent
System State backup.
If you want to restore
Active Directory objects from a previous backup, select the
appropriate backup set.
Double-click the most
recent System State snapshot.
In the Results pane,
select the appropriate objects.
On the Properties pane,
under Settings, click Microsoft Active
Check Recreate deleted
objects that cannot be restored from the Active Directory Deleted
If you are restoring from tape, do the
On the properties pane, under Settings, click
If you have not set a default temporary staging
location, type a path in the box titled Path on media server for
staging temporary restore data when restoring individual from
Click Run Now to start the restore job or select
other restore options from the Properties pane.
Any Active Directory or
ADAM/AD LDS object or property that is selected for restore will
overwrite existing objects and properties, even if you selected
Skip if file exists or Skip if existing file is more recent on the
General Restore Job Properties dialog box.
Use the Microsoft Active
Directory Users and Computers application to reset the object's
user password and re-enable the object's user account.