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C# code for adding a computer to Active Directory

Posted on 2008-10-22
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HI

I need help with adding a computer to Active Directory using c#

Given parameters:

1) Computer name
2) LDAP path in which the computer is created
3) The user that is associated with this computer
4) The password of the user that is associated with this computer

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HI mikainz & angus_young_acdc

Sorry, non of those links talks about adding computers, I have already managed the code for adding users.

I would appreciate a more specific , with relevant sample code answer.

Thanks
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I would imagine its a very similar process to adding a user.  Selecting the group (the workstations), and adding the name, location and other properties.  Something similar to the following:
            DirectoryEntry dirEntry = new DirectoryEntry("LDAP://");
            dirEntry.Properties["CompName"].Add("myCompName");
            dirEntry.Properties["UserName"].Add("myUserName");
            dirEntry.Properties["Password"].Add("myUsersPassword");
            dirEntry.CommitChanges();
            dirEntry.Close();
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thanks for your time.
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