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Users in an OU versus users in a Group

Posted on 2006-05-24
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From the code like this:

Set objCon = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
objCon.Open "Provider=ADsDSOObject;"
Set objCmd = CreateObject("ADODB.Command")
Set objCmd.ActiveConnection = objCon

objCmd.CommandText = "<LDAP://10.0.0.1>;(&(objectCategory=Group)(cn=Group1));distinguishedname,name,member;range=0-9;subtree"

Set objRS = objCmd.Execute

Do While (Not objRS.EOF)
  WScript.Echo objRS("distinguishedname")
  WScript.Echo objRS("name")
  WScript.Echo Join(objRS("member;range=0-9"), vbCrLf)
 
  objRS.MoveNext
Loop

I can now get all the users in a Group (with a range) ......... however, if I try to get all the users in an OU (with a range) (which I know the code above might change a little) I am having trouble with the objCmd.CommandText line ..... if the OU=NeedVacation, how could I modify the query to work for the OU?
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Question by:249Central
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by:dlwyatt82
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The range code only applies to selecting multi-valued attributes of objects in an ADO search.  It does not apply to OUs, since users are not "attributes" of an OU the way a member list is.

Why do you need to select a specific "range" of users from an OU?  I don't quite understand where this question is coming from, but I can probably help you with the solution once I see what it is you really need to accomplish.
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by:249Central
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The problem is that this particular OU has 2000+ users its not returning all of them.
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dlwyatt82 earned 2000 total points
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Ah, I've run into that before as well.  To resolve this particular problem, you need to perform a "paged search".  Luckily, most of that is performed behind the scenes by ADO, and you script needs only one modification:  before you call objCon.Execute, do this:

objCon.Properties("Page Size") = 1000

Even though you set the "Page Size" property to 1000, your script will obtain all of the users in the group for your RecordSet.  The paging is performed by ADO (it retrieves 1000 results at a time from the Domain Controller, as many times as are needed to get the complete list).
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by:249Central
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I was a little lost ... thanks.
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