adldapActive Directory Management over PHP

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adLDAP is a PHP library providing Active Directory authentication and management over LDAP.

It provides intelligent Active Directory integration with PHP. This extends on the original project that has not been updated for some time. It’s aim is to help other developers with getting over the same hurdles that we’ve experienced in getting the whole LDAP SSL Active Directory puzzle working natively on Linux.

This library is not designed to be a complete Active Directory management systems, but give you a set of functions through an API that will allow you to interface successfully with your Active Directory.

Given the varied nature of organisations and sites, adLDAP may not be your complete solution, but it should be a very sound starting point. LDAP isn’t overly friendly on first glance, and it’s a steep learning curve made alot worse when coupled with Microsoft’s seemingly unending army of catches.

The information you can retrieve from Active Directory is as useful as you make it. If you don’t fill out all their account information there’s not really going to be much to query.

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Posts about adLDAP.

There are 6 posts about this topic:

adLDAP 3.2 - 26th June 2009

Getters and Setters in PHP? - 30th May 2009

Installing a SSL certificate on your Domain Controller - 12th May 2009

8 bit characters in Active Directory - 6th May 2009

adLDAP version 3.0 - 1st May 2009

Active Directory Management over PHP - 22nd April 2009

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