Directory Services

Using Active Directory Application Mode

[This documentation is preliminary and subject to change.]

This section provides guidelines for writing applications that use or publish data in a Microsoft® Active Directory® Application Mode (ADAM) directory service.

Writing applications for ADAM is similar to writing applications for Active Directory. Many of the procedures provided in Using Active Directory, Using Active Directory Service Interfaces, and Using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol apply to ADAM. This section presents typical directory service programming tasks tailored for ADAM. The first topic in the section arranges the programming tasks in a sequential order suitable to act as a tutorial for ADAM programming.

This section includes the following topics: