removing domain computer accounts

Herb Lewis hlewis at
Wed Dec 18 09:28:53 MST 2013

Well I discovered a way by accident. If you run the command (Samba 3.6)
     net ads leave -Uadministrator%password
instead of the command
     net ads leave -Udomain\\administrator%password
the account gets deleted instead of only disabled as in the last command.

On 12/16/2013 12:35 PM, Lewis, Herb wrote:
> Is there a command in samba to remove old computer accounts
> that were created when you joined the domain? I want to make sure
> that when I leave a domain I clean up the old accounts as well.

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