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Search for a SAM Account Name
Demonstration script that determines whether the samAccountName kenmyer has already been assigned in Active Directory. Uses
ADsDSOObject to connect to Active Directory.
On Error Resume Next
Const ADS_SCOPE_SUBTREE = 2
Set objConnection = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
Set objCommand = CreateObject("ADODB.Command")
objConnection.Provider = ("ADsDSOObject")
objConnection.Open "Active Directory Provider"
objCommand.ActiveConnection = objConnection
objCommand.CommandText = "SELECT samAccountName FROM " & _
"'LDAP://dc=fabrikam,dc=com' " & _
"WHERE samAccountName = 'kenmyer'"
objCommand.Properties("SearchScope") = ADS_SCOPE_SUBTREE
Set objRecordSet = objCommand.Execute
If objRecordSet.RecordCount = 0 Then
Wscript.Echo "The samAccount name is not being used."
Wscript.Echo "The samAccount name is being used."
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