Directory Services

Reading and Writing Attributes of Active Directory Objects

Active Directory® objects have attributes that contain data about the specific object. How the attributes are accessed and modified depends upon the programming technology being used. For more information about reading and modifying Active Directory attributes with a specific programming technology, see the following listed topics.

Programming technology For more information
Active Directory Service Interfaces Accessing and Manipulating Data with ADSI
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Modifying a Directory Entry
System.DirectoryServices Directory Object Properties

For more information about attributes, see Determining Which Properties Are Non-Replicated, Constructed, Global Catalog, and Indexed.