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Understanding Merge Operation Restrictions
Understanding the restrictions involved in merging accounts will
help you successfully merge duplicate objects in Active
Consider the following restrictions when deciding whether Active
Directory Account Cleanup Wizard can perform a merge operation.
- Merge operations cannot be added to the merge operation list if
the target object is not an active user. In this situation, change
the merge pair so that the target object is an active user.
- Merge operations cannot be added to the merge operation list
when both the source and target object are . You must disable e-mail for the
- Objects from different cannot
be merged. You must move the accounts into the same forest.
- Active users from two different domains cannot be merged. You
must move both users to the target Windows 2000 domain which must
be in native mode.
Merge Operations Select Duplicate
Accounts Manually Review and Modify