ADSI Properties and Attributes
Attributes are sometimes referred to as properties. This can cause confusion. This documentation uses the following definitions for properties and attributes.
Attributes are the data associated with objects in a directory service. For example, a user object will have an attribute called cn which contains a string that is the common or relative distinguished name of the object. Attributes are accessible through ADSI interface methods such as IADs.Get and IADs.Put.
For more information about ADSI properties and attributes, see:
- The ADSI Attribute Cache
- Single vs. Multiple Value Attributes
- Active Directory Operational Attributes