Re: Validate Username / Passowrd on Active Directory ?
"Dogz" <Dogz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Help !!!
> I am looking or some assistance on how to validate a user name and
> password that our onsite engineers enter to initiate a build. The
> username is used to add the workstation to its OU after the build is
> complete, but if the password is incorrect this fails.
> They all have accounts set up in our AD.
> Can't find anything at all.
> We have resorted to doing a temporary mapping to a test folder to
> validate the credentials, which will fail is username of password is
> incorrect. Crude approach but it works.
> Does anybody have any suggestion on how I can validate, via VBS these
I'd suggest you go with what works.
It would be a serious flaw in the security if one could in any way get an
answer to the question: "is 'this' the current password for account
so-and-so" without the resulting failure being counted as an authentication
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