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Posted on 2012-04-11
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I would like to build a textbox that will support incremental search of an Active Directory and return a list of "partial" matches.

I could trap the keypress event or the like and reissue the AD query to obtain 1 or more partial matches.
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Question by:Howard Bash
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by:motnahp00
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dsquery does a pretty good job of that already.

Example:
dsquery user -name wayne*
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by:Howard Bash
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I think that dsquery is a commandline utility.  I am looking for a C# .NET solution.

The clue to that is that the zones are .NET, C# and Active Directory...
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BuggyCoder earned 2000 total points
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here are few ways to query AD, you can always wrap it according to your needs.
You might issue queries on submit button or on every textchanged event of textbox:-

http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/9570/Querying-Microsoft-Active-Directory-Using-Microsof
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/18102/Howto-Almost-Everything-In-Active-Directory-via-C
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