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VBScript get manager of an AD group

Posted on 2009-04-02
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Hi,
What is the easiest way to retrieve the manager of an AD group using VBScript. All I want to be displayed is the users Display name, not the fully qualified CN=...,OU=.... etc
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RobSampson earned 2000 total points
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Hi there, you can retrieved the ManagedBy attribute this way.

Remember that when you specify the path to the group object, to put it in reverse order.

Regards,

Rob.
Set objRootDSE = GetObject("LDAP://RootDSE")
strDNSDomain = objRootDSE.Get("defaultNamingContext")
Set objGroup = GetObject("LDAP://CN=TestGroup1,OU=TestUsers,OU=TestOU," & strDNSDomain)
strManager = objGroup.Managedby
If strManager <> "" Then
	strManager = Mid(Split(strManager, ",")(0), 4)
	MsgBox strManager
Else
	MsgBox "There is no manager for " & Mid(objGroup.Name, 4)
End If

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by:churchlandsshs
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Excellent as always
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No problem. Thanks for the grade.

Regards,

Rob.
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