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Websites with Information about Scripting and ADSI



Visual Basic Script (VBScript)


MSDN Library: VBScript
The main reference for the basic elements of VBScript.

Technet: Script Center
The webpage of the Microsoft Scripting Guides. Lots of tips and tricks. Regular updated topics and projects.

MSDN: Windows 2000 Scripting Guide
Introduction to scripting with good additional articles to go into the subject, not only for Windows 2000!



Active Directory Services Interface


ADSI Reference - Active Directory Services Interface (MSDN Library)
The main reference for the ADSI interface.

Common ADSI error codes
Win32 error codes for ADSI
Win32 error codes for ADSI 2.0
Specific error codes for ADO usage
SelfADSI-Tutorial: ADSI RunTime Errorcodes
Several pages with descriptions for error codes for runtime errors in ADSI programs and scripts.

ADSI-Referenz: Searching the directory with ADO

ADO Reference - ActiveX Data Objects(MSDN Library)
The ActiveX Data Objects (ADODB) interface is needed for searching objects in directory services.



Interesting Blogs


Ask the Directory Service Team
The Blog of the Microsoft Team responsible for Directory Services.

Tomek's DS World
The Blog of Tomek Onyszko, Microsoft Most Valueable Professional für Directory Services.

.NET.LDAP.Geekery
The Blog of Joe Kaplan, co-Author of "The .NET Developers Guide to Directory Services Programming"

Extemporaneous Mumblings
The Blog of Ryan Dunn, co-Author of "The .NET Developers Guide to Directory Services Programming"




Miscellaneous Links


Exchange Script Center
The Exchange corner at Microsoft's Technet Scripting Center.

Office2003 VBA Reference (MSDN Library)
You have to study this if you want to create excel outputs from within your scripts.

ADO Reference - ActiveX Data Objects(MSDN Library)
The Referenz of the ActiveX Data Objects interface. You need this for example in LDAP searches for directory objects.




Windows PowerShell


PowerShell Home

Download Icon Download-Link for PowerShell 1.0

PowerShell Script Center
The Powershell corner at Microsoft's Technet Scripting Center.

Download IconDownload-Link: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Shell Help
Powershell Doku for the Exchange 2007 specific cmdlets.

PowerShell Quickstart Tutorial

Powershell Tutorials:
PowerShell Pro Tutorial
Mastering Powershell in your Lunch break

Interesting Powershell Blogs:

Microsoft: PowerShell Development Team Blog
The Powershell Guy
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