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Error: A referral was returned from the server

For AD Programing

See below for Vista

The error message "A referral was returned from the server."
means that the account, group, container or OU can not be found in the
specified active directory path.


� Is the domain part OK?

� Example: domain name = "D09.acme.com" -> "dc=com/

� Try to ping the domain name. Example: start the command prompt and
type "ping D09.acme.com"

� Is the OU or container part OK?

� Each ou should be preceded with "/ou=". Example: OU
"SubOU" in OU "RootOU" -> "/ou=RootOU/

� Containers should be preceded with "/cn=".
"Users" is a container, not an OU. Example: "/

� Try replacing variables with the actual full path to get a clearer
view, example:

SET ADDomainPath=dc=com/dc=acme/dc=D2

SET ADOU=Students ...

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