From the Back Cover
Active Directory Programming provides you with all the information needed to tap into the Active Directory from your own programs. After being provided with the groundwork of how the Active Directory works, you will be taught both how to design and how to create Active Directory enabled applications. This includes detailed discussions on the different programming interfaces that can be used. The book also contains ADSI and LDAP references that make this a handy resource when you are implementing Active Directory solutions. Coverage includes: Active Directory Fundamentals, Accessing Active Directory with LDAP, Accessing Active Directory with the Active Directory Services Interface (ADSI), The Contents of Active Directory, Active Directory Security, and more.
About the Author
Gil Kirkpatrick is Director of Engineering at NetPro. He recently was architect and lead engineer for Directory Analyzer for Active Directory, the first and only monitoring and troubleshooting tool for Active Directory. Kirkpatrick's professional software experience dates back to 1976, when he started writing applications and software tools in DataBasic for the Pick operating system. Since then, he has had the good fortune to design and develop many different kinds of software, including embedded real-time systems, network protocols, compilers, distributed databases, and client/server applications. For the last eight years, he has focused on commercial enterprise-class directory-based applications and directory-management software. Kirkpatrick lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona with Kiry, his wife, and their two children, Molly and Scott.