Active Directory Authentication

Roger Upole rupole at
Sat May 6 04:21:29 CEST 2006

If you have Pywin32 installed, you can use the win32com.adsi
package to open an object with username/password credentials.
See adsi.ADsOpenObject for details.  Adsi also contains a number
of interfaces for dealing with users, containers, etc.


"D" <duncanm255 at> wrote in message news:1146832748.087170.212860 at
> Is it possible to have Python authenticate with Active Directory?
> Specifically what I'd like to do is have a user enter a
> username/password, then have Python check the credentials with AD - if
> what they entered is valid, for example, it returns a 1, otherwise a
> 0..  Thanks!

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