Directory Services

ADAM Quick-Start Tutorial

[This documentation is preliminary and subject to change.]

To learn about programming for ADAM, you can perform, as a tutorial, tasks in the Using Active Directory Application Mode section in the order presented in this topic.

To perform this tutorial, install a new instance of ADAM - without creating an application directory partition. The topics use the server "localhost" and port "389" for the ADAM instance. If these assumptions do not apply in your situation, modify the procedures as appropriate. The tutorial consists of the following general steps:

  1. Creating an ADAM Application Directory Partition
  2. Binding to an ADAM Instance
  3. Adding ADAM User Classes
  4. Adding an ADAM Contact Class
  5. Creating inetOrgPerson Objects in ADAM
  6. Creating Contact Objects in ADAM
  7. Creating an ADAM Organizational Unit
  8. Creating an ADAM User
  9. Creating an ADAM Group
  10. Adding an ADAM User to an ADAM Group
  11. Getting a List of Specified ADAM Objects
  12. Enumerating ADAM Users and Groups
  13. Setting an ADAM User Password
  14. Backing Up an ADAM Instance
  15. Restoring an ADAM Instance
  16. Removing an ADAM User from an ADAM Group
  17. Deleting an ADAM User
  18. Deleting an ADAM Group
  19. Deleting an ADAM Organizational Unit
  20. Deleting an ADAM Application Directory Partition