While there are many posts that describe the code to do this function, there aren’t many posts that provide variables with meaning or actually describe the syntax. This post describes the method by which you can retrieve a Distinguished Name from a Fully Qualified Domain Name.
Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN): division.domain.root
Distinguished Name (DC): DC=division,DC=Domain,DC=root
Canonical Name(CN): division.domain. Read More…
This article is designed to be short and sweet. This article displays the method by which one would retrieve the FQDN or Distinguished Name of the Domain. This is code is very useful for any operations in Active Directory. A must know for any scripter that needs to call the domain on a system without hard coding the value in the script.
Lets take a theoretical network that consists of ‘division’ subdomain, ‘domain’ as the domain, and ‘root’ as the domain root. Read More…