When you open an active directory users and computers console, you will see some of the following containers or OUs. These are the available OUs or container types:
- Domain Controllers
- Managed Service Accounts
Show all OU in Active Directory Console
But these are not the only containers or organizational units in the active directory users and computers console. Some of them are hidden and you can show them in the list by clicking on: View -> Advanced Features. So here is how ADUC looks like in advanced mode.
Hiding a Specific OU in Active Directory Users and Computers
Rarely used containers or OUs can be hidden so they will not be visible in standard mode. You can follow these steps to hide any OU or container.
Step 1: In advanced mode, right-click a container you want to hide.
Step 2: Open Attribute Editor tab.
Step 3: Locate showInAdvancedViewOnly attribute and double click it.
Step 4: Choose true and click OK.
When you have hidden some containers, this is how ADUC looks like in standard mode: