A. No. Optional features are never enabled automatically. You need to enable the AD Recycle Bin manually, using the Enable-ADOptionalFeature cmdlet or LDP.Related Reading:
- Q. What is the Active Directory (AD) Recycle Bin in Windows Server 2008 R2?
- Q. How do I enable the Active Directory (AD) Recycle Bin?
- Q. Is there a graphical utility to access the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Recycle Bin?
- Active Directory Recycle Bin
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