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Hi

I wrote an intranet, and now they want to pull the correct phone numbers for employee's from Active directory via LDAP

I've never used LDAP before, and the Networking department are a pain in the butt to work with, they never help and are always block things

What sort of questions do I need to be asking, or areas to be looking into before starting?
Any advice appreciated to get me upto speed

Thanks
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Question by:websss
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Monica P earned 2000 total points
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Hi
Refer this link:
http://www.wisesoft.co.uk/scripts/vbscript_extract_user_data_to_csv.aspx

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/netfxbcl/thread/729d1214-37f5-4330-9208-bc4d9d695ad0/


Sample Code :

provide your
LDAP_Server_URL ,
ExportAttributes tags
,FilterValue

//  *************************************************
//          Setting connection to LDAP Server
//  *************************************************
try {
    q = "";
strScope="Subtree";

    cmd = CreateObject("ADODB.Command");
    cn = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection");
    rs = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset");
    cn.open("Provider=ADsDSOObject;");
    cmd.activeconnection = cn;
    if ((strRoot == "")) {
        objRoot = GetObject(LDAP_Server_URL);
        strRoot = objRoot.GET("defaultNamingContext");
    }
    cmd.commandtext = ("<LDAP://" 
                + (strRoot + (">;" 
                + (strFilter + (";" 
                + (strAttributes + (";" + strScope)))))));
    cmd.properties["page size"] = 1000;
    rs = cmd.EXECUTE;
}
catch (Exception ex) {
    Console.WriteLine("Error in setting Active Directory Connection and Command....Press any key to quit");
    Console.ReadLine();
    return;
}

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rs will contain all tags as you set in "strAttributes "...put that into datatable and read them one by one
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by:websss
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I've tried following this code
http://www.aspdotnet-suresh.com/2011/03/how-to-get-userdetails-from-active.html

But System.directoryServices isn't valid (unknown namespace)
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