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Find User's OUs in Active Directory

I am trying to enumerate through the OUs a user is in. I can get the AdsPath (LDAP://CN=TestUser\, OU=Admin, OU=CompanyName, DC=testco, DC=org) for the user but I do not want to parse the path just to get the OUs (Admin, CompanyName). I will be using a Vbscript via WSH. I will be using the OUs as a criteria for code (ie. OU=Admin for the user will get a password never expires setting).

I heard from a Microsoft rep you cannot do this but I am sure someone has figured it out!

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freemanjennifer04
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jamesreddyCommented:
You might check the following links:

http://www.adminlife.com/247reference/msgs/17/87284.aspx

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/WSH_List_Members.htm - This script is close and could likely be modified to suit your purposes.


I would try to modify and test the second one to see if it works....just need to change the variable of what it is looking for.

James
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freemanjennifer04Author Commented:
This first link is what I have now for a temporary solution - parsing the AdsPath to get the OU name. The second link shows a member in the OU but I am trying to print the name of the parent container for the user the OU. I am not sure how to alter the second script to alter so that it prints distinguished name the OU the user is in...
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_anom_Commented:
If you are going to be checking for certain OU's within the code itself, you could do something like this--

If InStr(1, AdsPath, "OU=Admin", 1) > 0 Then
   'code for admin stuff
End If
If InStr(1, AdsPath, "OU=OTHEROU", 1) > 0 Then
   'code for other OU
End If
'etc etc

That's one way to do it...
If you truly want a list of the OU's a user is in, what's wrong with parsing AdsPath for them? (Just wondering, might help me to understand the problem a bit better)

Cheers
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