10 tips for Active Directory administrators Server 12/16 Windows by Osman Ali - January 5, 2020January 5, 20200 In this post, we look at some interesting ways to run Active Directory better and more securely. But it is also worth taking a look at the articles listed at the end of the text, in which we examine the individual points in more detail. Activate and check the Active Directory recycle bin The recycle bin in Active Directory can be used to restore deleted objects when other options are no longer available. To make this possible, the AD recycle bin must be activated. You should also check from time to time whether it is still available or whether objects are being collected in the trash. Although the wastebasket cannot be deactivated, its function should be checked every now and then.