.NET Active Directory Wrapper    
Access Active Directory From Your C# or VB .Net Code
 

Active Directory
Introduction
Objects
Object Properties

DirectoryServices Namespace
Introduction
DirectoryEntry Class

How to .. in C# .NET
Create User
Disable User
Enable User
Authenticate a User
Change User Password
Get DirectoryEntry of a user
Get Users in a Group
Get Object Property

Other Resources
References

Active Directory

  • is a software that comes with MS Windows Server operating systems (such as Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012. )
  • Is an implementation of LDAP Directory Services
  • Stores information such as users, user profiles, computers and printers
  • Is used to facilitate management of an organization's IT and human resources.
  • Information in Active Directory are stored as objects. So a user "Joe" is an object in Active Directory.