How to enumerate Active Directory Users using .Net Directory Services
This article is another in the series demonstrating the use of Active Directory
in ASP.Net. The earlier article Using
Active Directory In ASP.Net - Dump Schema Informations demonstrated how
to get the schema information. In this article we will use the basics discussed
earlier to enumerate the Active Direftory users.
This article demonstrates the use of following namespaces and classes.
How To Do It
The basics steps to implement the enumeration of Active Directory Users remain
the same as discussed in earlier article. The
only difference is the query that is used to search for the Users.
We have added a new method,
This method sets the appropriate search criteria filter to look for all the
Active Directory Users. To get the list of Users, the filter is set to look for User
DirectorySearcher srch = new DirectorySearcher(m_obDirEntry);
srch.Filter = "(objectClass=User)";
results = srch.FindAll();
We have tested the included project on following platforms
Windows 2000 Adv. Server
Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
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