LDAP and Active Directory


The Hard Parts#

Often the hard part of connecting to AD using LDAP is Determining the FDN of the user to login with.

How Active Directory Uses LDAP#

Some "jumbled" links to information on how AD works and why LDAP is important.

Common Active Directory Bind Errors#

These are some of the Common Active Directory Bind Errors.

LDAPs and AD#

Some information on LDAPs and AD on how to setup the certificates.

LDAP policy in Active Directory#

LDAP policies are implemented by using objects of the queryPolicy class. Query Policy objects can be created in the Query Policies container, which is a child of the Directory Service container in the configuration naming context. For example: cn=Query-Policies, cn=Directory Service, cn=Windows NT, cn=Services configuration naming context.

How to configure 2000 Active Directory to allow anonymous queries#

MAD Naming Attributes#

LDAP Query Examples for AD#

Microsoft Management Console#

There is often difficulty in translating what is seen in the Microsoft Management Console to LDAP Attribute names.

More Information#

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