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Can SQL queries access and update Active Directory?

Is possible to run SQL queries to gather information and update Active Directory?

Is possible to run SQL queries to gather information and update Active Directory?
Since Active Directory is an LDAP-based directory service, you can run queries and updates against it using most utilities that adhere to the LDAP specifications. This includes the built-in GUI and command-line interfaces, as well as third-party utilities such as adfind and admod from Joeware.net.
This was first published in December 2005
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