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Determining the FDN

The Hard Parts#

Often the hard part of connecting to Microsoft Active Directory using LDAP is Determining the [FDN of the user|Determining the FDN] to login with.

If you know the samAccountName of the user you can find it using:

dsquery user -samid ad_lookup
"CN=ad_lookup,CN=Users,DC=orgcontainer,DC=example,DC=com"

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