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Posted on 2012-09-18
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Hi Experts,

This is a follow-on from an earlier question, I'm just feeling my way into querying AD from an asp.net c# web app:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/ASP.NET/Q_27867423.html

In the code below I have a few lines that get the identity of the person logged in, I'd like to use this for my bool test so that I now look up the person logged in and confirm they exist in AD.

My plan is to then go on and retrieve certain details based on their identity:

Be grateful if someone could show me how to use my Session["username"] in the ("domain\\username") path, I have tried a few variations but clearly missing the obvious here.

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {

        System.Security.Principal.IPrincipal user;

        user = System.Web.HttpContext.Current.User;

        System.Security.Principal.IIdentity identity;

        identity = user.Identity;

        Session["username"] = identity.Name.Substring(identity.Name.IndexOf(@"\") + 1);


               bool test = IsExistInAD("domain\\username");
               if (test == true)
               {
                   Response.Write("user exists");
               }
               else
               {
                   Response.Write("user doesn't exist");
               }

    }

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Question by:forsters
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just do

 bool test = IsExistInAD("domain\\" +  Session["username"] );
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or

string user;
usr="domain\\" +  Session["username"] ;

bool test = IsExistInAD(USR);
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by:forsters
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Perfect thank you, I knew it would be something simple, was trying to contain the whole path in my " ", sighs.

Thank you so much
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