WalterBaeckelmans

_AD_Open() error

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I use _AD_Open() in a script and a strange thing happens. The first time I logon to a computer with an active directy user login the _AD_Open() function gives @error=4 with no description of the @extended error. It just says LDAP Provider generated the error. When I log off the workstation and than log on with the same user login name the function _AD_Open() works perfectly. It seems that if the workstation has a profile of the user on the local PC, _AD_Open() works correctly but if the profile of the login user does not yet exist it gives the error. Any suggestions? I would like to make it work the first time a user logs on on a not yet used workstation. Much thx in advance for your advice.

P.S. I love the AD-extensions to Autoit; they work prefectly in the (mostly logon ) tools I've written for our domain workstations.

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@WalterBaeckelmans, Welcome to AutoIt, please be mindful of where you post in the future. I have moved your question from the Examples forum (which clearly states do not post questions here) to the General Help and Support forum. ;)


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Welcom to Autoit and the forum!
According to the help file this means:

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4 - Creation of the RootDSE object failed. @extended returns the error code received by the COM error handler.
      Generated when connection to the domain isn't successful. @extended returns -2147023541 (0x8007054B)

You are sure that @extended = 0?

 

3 hours ago, WalterBaeckelmans said:

It just says LDAP Provider generated the error.

Can you please elaborate on this?


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On 20-5-2016 at 11:09 PM, water said:

Welcom to Autoit and the forum!
According to the help file this means:

You are sure that @extended = 0?

 

Can you please elaborate on this?

@error=4 and @extended=-2147016646 (not -2147023541) What causes this @extended error? Thx in advance for your reply.

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The decimal @extended value stands for hex 0x8007203A which means:The server is not operational.
Do you specify to which domain controller _AD_Opens should connect to?


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Maybe the wiki describes what's going on?

Does it work when you run your script from SciTE and do you see the error when running compiled?


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On 20-5-2016 at 11:09 PM, water said:

Welcom to Autoit and the forum!
According to the help file this means:

You are sure that @extended = 0?

 

Can you please elaborate on this?

 

30 minutes ago, water said:

The decimal @extended value stands for hex 0x8007203A which means:The server is not operational.
Do you specify to which domain controller _AD_Opens should connect to?

I do not specify the domain controller to which the client should connect to because we have 2 domain controllers. I shall specify a specific domain controller and than try again to see if the error still exists. Thx for your reply. I will get in touch later on.

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30 minutes ago, water said:

Maybe the wiki describes what's going on?

Does it work when you run your script from SciTE and do you see the error when running compiled?

The script runs perfectly when I run it from SciTE but it fails when I run it compiled, just the first time after it's been compiled.

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Can you copy the compiled script to another directory and execute it from there?


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