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How can I read these user attributes? (VBScript & ADSI)

Posted on 2002-06-24
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Answers to ANY of the following will get full points:

(Note I am using VBScript on Windows 2000 Active Directory so I think the answer will involve ADSI.)

1. How do I get the GUID for the currently logged on user?
or...
2. How do I get the CN attribute for the currently logged on user?
or...
2. How do I get the distinguishedName attribute for the currently logged on user?
or...
3. How do I find which Organisational Unit the currently logged on user is in?

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This *should* get you the distinguishedName attribute:

Set oConnection = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
Set oCommand = CreateObject("ADODB.Command")
oConnection.Provider = "ADsDSOObject")
oConnection.Open "Active Directory Provider"
Set oCommand.ActiveConnection = oConnection
Set oRoot = GetObject("LDAP://RootDSE")
sDomain = oRoot.Get("DefaultNamingContext")

Set oNet = CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
sUserID = ""
On Error Resume Next
Do While sUserID = ""
  Wscript.Sleep 5
  sUserID = oNet.UserName
Loop
On Error Goto 0

sQuery = "SELECT distinguishedName FROM 'LDAP://" & _
  sDomain & "' WHERE sAMAccountName = '" & sUserID & "'"
oCommand.CommandText = sQuery

Set oResults = oCommand.Execute
sDN = oResults.Fields("distinguishedName")
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by:chrismoh
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Thanks bhess1, it took me 2 days and 3 question submissions to get an that works.
If I had more points I'd give them to you.
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Glad that I could help.
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