[Seattle-SAGE] AD-> OpenLDAP migration

Scott McDermott scottm at octaldream.com
Fri Jul 22 17:54:42 PDT 2005

Robin Battey wrote:
> In his never-ending quest to vanquish the mighty Standards Non-Compliancy
> Demons in Sysadmin-land, the king of the land has once again taken up his
> lance and strode out to conquer the mighty demons of the day, this time
> the demon called Active Directory.  However, before he can safely destroy
> this particular demon, he must first coax the demon to give up the keys to
> the kingdom:  The usernames and passwords, in the form of an OpenLDAP ldif
> file, or any other format that OpenLDAP will accept for importing.

You can export an LDIF from a Windows server using LDIFDE. There's an 
article in the Microsoft KB about it:


I used this to help figure out how to create users in AD via LDAP.

Scott McDermott

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