Re: Setting Empty Property Values in ADAM

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Subject: Re: Setting Empty Property Values in ADAM
Posted by:  Joe Kaplan (
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2006

It is possible that with AD, ADSI is using the permissive modify control and
isn't using it with ADAM, but it seems more likely that you might be trying
to use an attribute that doesn't exist for the current objectClass.

You can discover if the latter issue is the problem by getting the
allowedAttributes attribute (via RefreshCache, since it is a constructed
attribute and must be requested specifically) and seeing if the attribute
you are trying to set is in that list.  If it isn't, then the schema is the

Joe K.

Joe Kaplan-MS MVP Directory Services Programming
Co-author of "The .NET Developer's Guide to Directory Services Programming"


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Setting Empty Property Values in ADAM posted by Indigenous on Fri, 8 Sep 2006