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Check UserID exists in Active Directory

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Check UserID exists in Active Directory

Check UserID exists in Active Directory

Hi every one today we are going to see whether a user exist in the active directory or not using C#.

 

 

  1.  Please add the System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement namespace and assembly to your code.

[csharp]

public string DoesUserExist(string userName)
{

using (var domainContext = new PrincipalContext(ContextType.Domain, "spl"))
{
using (var foundUser = UserPrincipal.FindByIdentity(domainContext, IdentityType.SamAccountName, userName))
{
if (foundUser != null)
return foundUser.Name;
else
return "User Does not exist ";
}
}

}

[/csharp]

 

 

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