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Summary: Bind to Active Directory and create a new user
Language: VB.NET
Author: J.Marc Piulachs
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Culture: en-US
Bytes: 1482
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Imports System.DirectoryServices
Imports ActiveDs
Module Module1
    Sub Main()
        ' connect to my Active Directory
        Dim root As New DirectoryEntry("LDAP://MyDomainControllerServer/dc=digeratisoftware,dc=local")
            ' create a new user object whose RDN is John Brennan
            Dim user As DirectoryEntry = root.Children.Add("CN=John Brennan", "user")
            ' set properties on the user
            user.Properties("givenName").Value = "John"
            user.Properties("sn").Value = "Brennan"
            user.Properties("mail").Value = ""
            user.Properties("description").Value = "new test user"
            user.Properties("sAMAccountName").Value = "John.Brennan"            
            ' userPrincipalName. This property is domain specific
            user.Properties("description").Value = "John.Brennan@digeratsoftware.local"             
            ' enable the user account and set their password to never expire
            ' commit the object from memory to the directory store
            ' next set the user's password
            user.Invoke("SetPassword", New Object() {"mypassword"})
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try
    End Sub
End Module

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