LDAP Query of manager and update manager

Posted on 2008-10-24
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
I'm on a quest to update an employee's supervisor in AD.

I've got the part where we're querying the user's manager all set. But as soon as I query the adspath of the manager to put that into the user's manager field in their AD record, I get an error 80005008 at Line 49 which is:
            if usrmgr <> "" then usr.put "manager", usrmgr
Any ideas why this would be happening?

Call Run_SetManager

Function Run_SetManager

set conn = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

set rsExch = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")

set rsADUsr = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")

set rsADMGR = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")

Set oCmd = CreateObject("ADODB.Command")

Set oCmd1 = CreateObject("ADODB.Command")

conn.Open "Data Source=Active Directory Provider;Provider=ADsDSOObject"

uname = inputbox("Enter the FULL NAME of the user to modify:", "Enter Username")

If uname = "exit" Or uname = "" Or uname = "Exit" Then 

Exit Function 

End If 

if uname <> "" then

	strADOQuery = "SELECT adspath, manager, title from 'LDAP://pathtodomain'' WHERE objectCategory='person' AND objectClass='user' AND name = '" & uname & "'"

	oCmd.ActiveConnection = conn

	oCmd.Properties("SearchScope") = 2

	oCmd.CommandText = strADOQuery


	set rsADUsr = oCmd.Execute

	if rsADUsr.RecordCount = 0 then msgbox "Username not found."

	if rsADUsr.RecordCount > 1 then msgbox "Multiple names found. This script can't help you."

	if rsADUsr.RecordCount = 1 then

		set usr = GetObject(rsADUsr.Fields("ADsPath"))

		if isnull(rsADUsr.Fields("manager")) = true then current = ""		

		if isnull(rsADUsr.Fields("manager")) = false then current = rsADUsr.Fields("manager")

		URL = inputbox("DO NOT PRESS CANCEL. PRESSING CANCEL WILL ERASE THIS ATTRIBUTE." & vbcrlf & vbcrlf & "Change Manager for " & uname & " to:", "Change Manager")

				strADOQueryMGR = "SELECT adspath from 'LDAP://pathtodc' WHERE objectCategory='person' AND objectClass='user' AND name = '" & URL & "'"

				oCmd1.ActiveConnection = conn

				oCmd1.Properties("SearchScope") = 2

				oCmd1.CommandText = strADOQueryMGR


				set rsADMGR = oCmd1.Execute

				if rsADMGR.RecordCount = 0 then msgbox "Manager not found."

				if rsADMGR.RecordCount > 1 then msgbox "Multiple managers found. This script can't help you."

				if rsADMGR.RecordCount = 1 Then 

					set usrmgr = rsADMGR.Fields("adspath")

				end if

		if usrmgr <> "" then usr.put "manager", usrmgr

		if usrmgr = "" then usr.Putex 1, "manager", ""


		msgbox "Manager Update Successful"

		set usr = nothing

	end if

end If


set ocmd = nothing

set ocmd1 = nothing

set rsExch = nothing

set rsADUsr = Nothing

set rsADMGR = nothing

set conn = nothing

End Function

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Question by:ksb-sys
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Chris Dent earned 125 total points
ID: 22802579

Hey :)

Add distinguishedName into here:

>         strADOQuery = "SELECT adspath, manager, title from 'LDAP://pathtodomain''
> WHERE objectCategory='person' AND objectClass='user' AND name = '" & uname & "'"


strADOQuery = "SELECT adspath, manager, title, distinguishedName from 'LDAP://pathtodomain' " &_
  "WHERE objectCategory='person' AND objectClass='user' AND name = '" & uname & "'"

Then change this:

> set usrmgr = rsADMGR.Fields("adspath")


usrmgr = rsADMGR.Fields("distinguishedName")

ADSPath includes LDAP:// which isn't valid for the manager field. Set is unnecessary as it's just a string value, not an object.



Author Comment

ID: 22813269
Perfect! Thank yoU!!!
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by:Chris Dent
ID: 22813288

You're welcome :)


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