?
Solved

Can I create a lookup in Access to Active Directory like in SharePoint does for contact information?

Posted on 2013-01-07
3
Medium Priority
?
312 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-08
I have a form in Access that creates user information in my database.  Can I create a table or form in Access that will look in Active Directory to populate:

LoginID
First
Last
Phone
Email

The function will act the same as when you click on the address book picture in SharePoint it automatically searches the active directory to pull in Login Information?
0
Comment
Question by:gracie1972
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:als315
ID: 38751706
You can find sample here:
http://www.access-programmers.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=209929
For filtering you can use current user's login name:
Environ("username"). You can also take domain from environ:
Environ("userdomain")
0
 

Author Comment

by:gracie1972
ID: 38751765
I don't actually need to create new exchange accounts, the link you sent me does this.
What I need is to populate a table pulling information from Active Directory.
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
als315 earned 2000 total points
ID: 38751984
Try this sub (extracted from link above):
Option Compare Database
Option Explicit
Public Const adOpenStatic     As Integer = 3
Public Const adLockReadOnly   As Integer = 1
Public Const adCmdUnspecified As Integer = -1


Sub GetADUserInfo()
Dim rs As Object
Dim StrSQL As String

    Set rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
    StrSQL = "SELECT userPrincipalName, name, sAMAccountName, department, streetAddress, mail, telephoneNumber, otherTelephone " & _
             "FROM 'LDAP://DC=yourDomain,DC=local'" & _            ' Correct this line according to your domain
             "WHERE objectClass='user' AND objectCategory='Person' AND sAMAccountName = '" & Environ$("username") & "'"
    
    rs.Open StrSQL, "Provider=ADSDSOObject;", adOpenStatic, adLockReadOnly, adCmdUnspecified
    If rs.RecordCount > 0 Then
        Debug.Print rs!sAMAccountName, rs!mail, rs!Name
    End If
    rs.Close
    Set rs = Nothing
End Sub

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you need a simple but flexible process for maintaining an audit trail of who created, edited, or deleted data from a table, or multiple tables, and you can do all of your work from within a form, this simple Audit Log will work for you.
Code that checks the QuickBooks schema table for non-updateable fields and then disables those controls on a form so users don't try to update them.
With just a little bit of  SQL and VBA, many doors open to cool things like synchronize a list box to display data relevant to other information on a form.  If you have never written code or looked at an SQL statement before, no problem! ...  give i…
How can you see what you are working on when you want to see it while you to save a copy? Add a "Save As" icon to the Quick Access Toolbar, or QAT. That way, when you save a copy of a query, form, report, or other object you are modifying, you…
Suggested Courses

569 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question