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Standard Posted by Jeffery Hicks. Posted on February 19, This will list all its properties and methods. Hurry up with that book, Cade.

Click on IADsResources and you’ll finally see that open resources have a name, lock count, path, user, user path and other properties. For now, Microsoft’s version will have to do. Ttm how to use them: I agree to this site’s Privacy Policy. A note says, “To access active sessions or open resources used by the file service, you must go through the IADsFileServiceOperations interface to retrieve sessions or resources. Afsi do wish ADSI were better documented from a scripting point of view.


Create New Computer with ADSI • The Lonely Administrator

TFMI wrote a short chapter on managing directory services. On pg there is svripting function for creating a new computer account in Active Directory. Don is also a co-founder and President of PowerShell.

The solution was to set the UserAccountControl to a machine based value of either or Let’s say you’re interested in the FileService class. However, when I used that value, Active Directory turned the account really into a user and set its primary group membership to Domain Users.

Active Directory Service Interfaces Scripting

Instead, I was using a user based value for the UserAccountControl. I was simply taking a shortcut. The download zip for the book has also been updated with this change. Using these values the created account ended up in Domain Computers. SharePoint Watch Sign up for our newsletter.

Better ADSI documentation is coming. Don has more than two decades of experience in the IT industry, and specializes in the Microsoft business technology platform.


If the account was to be enabled the original version was setting that value to Our savvy and sharp-eyed reader noticed that when he ran the function the computer account was created but that it ended up belonging to Domain Users as opposed to Domain Computers.

In the meantime, Microsoft does have documentation available. The online docs can be found here.

Want to work with open resources? In Windows PowerShell 2.

Active Directory Services Interface – How is Active Directory Services Interface abbreviated?

Click on ads and you learn that it’s a collection of IADsResource interfaces. While a computer account is derived from the user object, there are some subtle distinctions I overlooked.

After a little digging I realized my mistake.