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  • How to get Active Directory user details

    Hi Guys,

    So I have played with Context.Security.CurrentUser for get the currently logged in user, and Context.Security.GetEmail() to get the email address.

    What function/method can I use to get the users Ext number or telephone ??

    Or any other user detail for that matter.

    My aim is to create a grid filled with user names with internal Ext/Telephone numbers.

    An internal phone list from the AD within effect.

    Thanks

    Lee

  • #2
    Re: How to get Active Directory user details

    Originally posted by leemillard View Post
    Hi Guys,

    So I have played with Context.Security.CurrentUser for get the currently logged in user, and Context.Security.GetEmail() to get the email address.

    What function/method can I use to get the users Ext number or telephone ??

    Or any other user detail for that matter.

    My aim is to create a grid filled with user names with internal Ext/Telephone numbers.

    An internal phone list from the AD within effect.

    Thanks

    Lee
    We will be adding a new function to Xbasic to get this information from the AD. Should be in the pre-release build soon.

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    • #3
      Re: How to get Active Directory user details

      You could use a view via a linked server using ADSI. https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservert...om-sql-server/

      SELECT *
      FROM
      OPENQUERY(ADSI,
      '
      SELECT displayName,homeMDB,mail, sAMAccountName, ADsPath, telephoneNumber
      FROM ''LDAP://DC=your,DC=domain''
      WHERE
      objectClass = ''User''
      AND
      objectCategory =''person''

      ')

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      • #4
        Re: How to get Active Directory user details

        Originally posted by Jonathan Freestone View Post
        You could use a view via a linked server using ADSI. https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservert...om-sql-server/
        Or the a5ws_getUserValuesActiveDirectory Function https://www.alphasoftware.com/docume...ory%20function
        Sarah Mitchell
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        • #5
          Re: How to get Active Directory user details

          This is far far too slow (a5ws_getUserValuesActiveDirectory)

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