22.5 Summary

While the future of automating systems management-related tasks lies with WMI, you can still use ADSI very effectively to accomplish a number of key tasks. In this chapter, we took a look at how you can use ADSI to manipulate persistent objects (like a computer's shares and services) and dynamic objects (computers' open resources, users' active sessions, and print jobs that users initiate) in Active Directory or Windows NT SAM.

    Part II: Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure
    Part III: Scripting Active Directory with ADSI, ADO, and WMI