Python Windows Extensions for Mac

johnny.venter johnny.venter at
Mon Aug 22 09:07:39 EDT 2011

Chris, thank you for the information.  Focusing on Active Directory, I reviewed the info at the following site:

Based on this, I need to find a module that implements the LDAP APIs.  By default, it does not appear that Python can speak this language, I am using version 2.6.1.  The module I found is Python-LDAP (

Does anyone have experience using this?

---- On Sun, 21 Aug 2011 00:30:07 -0700 Chris Angelico  wrote ---- 

>On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 6:38 AM, Johnny Venter  wrote: 
>> Yes, I want to make my queries from a remote non-Windows computer. Here is the scenario: 
>> From my mac, I want to use python to access and read objects from a remote  Windows computer joined to a Windows 2003 functional level domain. Given this, what is the best way to accomplish this? 
>Then the "use Python" part is relatively immaterial; what you need to 
>know is: What network protocol are you using to "access and read 
>objects"? Start by researching that; once you know the details (is it 
>even TCP/IP-based?), you can look into whether Python has facilities 
>for speaking that protocol. 

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