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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook - Second Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Removing disabled user accounts from distribution groups

A standard practice among most organizations when users leave or have been let go is to disable their associated Active Directory user account. This allows an administrator to easily re-enable the account in the event that the user comes back to work, or if someone else needs access to the account. Obviously, this has become a common practice because the process of restoring a deleted Active Directory user account is a much more complex alternative. Additionally, if these user accounts are left mailbox-enabled, you can end up with distribution groups that contain multiple disabled user accounts. This recipe will show you how to remove these disabled accounts using the Exchange Management ...

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