Directory Services

Active Directory Application Mode Reference

[This documentation is preliminary and subject to change.]

This section contains reference information for programming for Microsoft Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM).

Generally, programming for ADAM is similar to programming for Active Directory: all of the programming elements of Active Directory (AD), Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI), and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) are supported unless otherwise stated. Programming with the Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) is not supported.

The following topics discuss the differences between programming elements when used with ADAM: