Installation and Administration

The content below is intended for administrators who are responsible for installing and configuring Specops Active Directory Janitor.


The computer where Specops Active Directory Janitor will be installed should meet the following requirements:

  1. Windows Server 2008 or later
  2. .NET Framework 3.5 or later

    In order to install .NET Framework 3.5, you can:

    • Run the following administrator level command prompt: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /all /Source:D:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess
    • Add it using the Roles and Features Wizard. You can open the wizard from the Control Panel\Programs and Features\Turn Windows Features on or off.
  3. Domain or Enterprise administrator rights

Installing Active Directory Janitor

To install Specops Active Directory Janitor:

  1. Download the latest version of Specops Active Directory Janitor from here.
  2. Open the Windows Installer Package msi.
  3. Read and accept the License Agreement.
  4. Click Install.
  5. Once the installation is complete, click Finish to close the Setup Wizard.

To update your license file:

  1. Open Specops Active Directory Janitor.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Product Management and select Enter license key.
  3. Enter your license information in the appropriate fields, and click Activate.