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Enumerate members of a group in vb.net codebehind pages...

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Hello!

I need to get a list of all members of a specific group (whether or not the currently logged-in user is a member of that group) in a VB.NET codebehind page.

I am able to get all the information on the currently logged-in user (full name, phone number, e-mail address, etc.), but I cannot get my head around the filters needed to get membership in a group.

Here is what I have so far:

Public Function GetSalesGroup()
Dim search As DirectorySearcher = New DirectorySearcher(_path)
search.Filter = "(cn=Sales)"
search.PropertiesToLoad.Add("group")
Dim groupNames As StringBuilder = New StringBuilder

Try
Dim result As SearchResult = search.FindOne()
Dim propertyCount As Integer = result.Properties("memberOf").Count

Dim dn As String
Dim equalsIndex, commaIndex

Dim propertyCounter As Integer

For propertyCounter = 0 To propertyCount - 1
dn = CType(result.Properties("memberOf")(propertyCounte r), String)

equalsIndex = dn.IndexOf("=", 1)
commaIndex = dn.IndexOf(",", 1)
If (equalsIndex = -1) Then
Return Nothing
End If

groupNames.Append(dn.Substring((equalsIndex + 1), (commaIndex - equalsIndex) - 1))
groupNames.Append("|")
Next

Catch ex As Exception
Throw New Exception("Error obtaining Sales group membership. " & ex.Message & "<br>")
End Try

Return groupNames.ToString()
End Function

The results of this are supposed to be thrown to a session variable upon return.

Help!

Thanks!

SteveO

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