query active directory in sql 2008

this is the query that i use
       'SELECT  mail, displayName, sAMAccountName, givenName, sn, cn,  userAccountControl
          FROM ''LDAP://yourdomain.com''
          where objectClass = ''User'' order by cn')

and this works fine when i am on the sql server. but if i am on developer machine and use studio management, it gives me this error
An error occurred while preparing the query "SELECT  mail, displayName, sAMAccountName, givenName, sn, cn,  userAccountControl
          FROM 'LDAP://yourdomain.com'
          where objectClass = 'User' order by cn" for execution against OLE DB provider "ADsDSOObject" for linked server "ADSI".

any help is really appreciate
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Evan CutlerVolunteer Chief Information OfficerCommented:
Give this a shot.

it could be a link error in your sql server, or just a querying issue.


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StewSupportAuthor Commented:
what i did to fix my problem is that i went into security in the create new link server wizard and click on the radio button that says use this login and specify the login. thanks
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