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Trying to create a Computer Account for a specific user?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


We are coding an intranet site using .net DirectoryServices and AccountManagement to create a computer account in Active Directory with access rules allowing a specific user to add the computer to the domain. Has anyone had any success using the AccessRuleFactory method to set access rules? I'm stumped with a few aspects. So far, this is what we have...

Using AccountManagement, we can easily add the computer:

                Dim dsamComputer As New ComputerPrincipal(dsamDomainContext)
                dsamComputer.Name = UCase(txtComputerName.Text)
                dsamComputer.SamAccountName = UCase(txtComputerName.Text) + "$"
                txtDesc.Text = Trim(txtDesc.Text)
                If txtDesc.Text.Length > 0 Then dsamComputer.Description = txtDesc.Text
                dsamComputer.Enabled = True

Next we get the DirectoryEntry and ObjectSecurity for the computer. Also dim the ACE object:

                Dim deComputerDirectoryEntry As DirectoryEntry = dsamComputer.GetUnderlyingObject
                Dim adsComputerObjectSecurity As ActiveDirectorySecurity = deComputerDirectoryEntry.ObjectSecurity
                Dim adarAccessControlEntry As ActiveDirectoryAccessRule

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