An invalid dn syntax has been specified - VBScript to rename a group in AD2000


I am trying to write a VBscript that will rename a mail enabled group in AD 2000 and then amend some of the attributes. If I hard code the LDAP query it works fine, but when I try to use a variable for the input  of the group names it falls over at the below line  

objDomain.MoveHere "LDAP://cn=" & strCurrentName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net", "cn=" & strNewName &""

the error message is

Char: 1
Error: An invalid dn syntax has been specified
Code: 80072032
Source: (null)
dim strCurrentName, strNewName
strCurrentName = InputBox ("Group Name to be Renamed:","Enter Current Group Name")
  if strCurrentName = "" then
  end if
strNewName = InputBox ("New Name of Group:","Enter New Group Name")
  if strNewName = "" then
  end if
Set objDomain = GetObject("LDAP://cn=" & strCurrentName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net")
objDomain.MoveHere "LDAP://cn=" & strCurrentName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net", "cn=" & strNewName &""
set objuser = GetObject("LDAP://cn=" & strNewName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net")
objUser.sAMAccountName = strNewName
objuser.displayName = strNewName
objuser.mailNickname = strNewName

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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

This bit:

Set objDomain = GetObject("LDAP://cn=" & strCurrentName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net")
Should be a connection to the container for the list, not the list itself.


Set objOU = GetObject("LDAP://ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net")

objOU.MoveHere "LDAP://cn=" & strCurrentName & ",ou=Distribution Lists,dc=domain,dc=net", "cn=" & strNewName
Otherwise you're attempting to move the object to be a child of the existing object.


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kevarooAuthor Commented:
Cheers Chris your solution is spot on

kevarooAuthor Commented:
Thanks alot Chris,

Your soltuion works fine.

Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

Always a pleasure :)

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