JustLDAP Installation Information

JustLDAP runs on Windows 2000 (all versions), Windows XP Professional and Windows 2003 / 2003 R2 Server Operating Systems.

JustLDAP requires network access to the Microsoft Active Directory domain that is being queried and/or administered.

When only using the JustLDAP COM+ Application, it needs to be installed on a member computer or server in that Domain.

When using the JustLDAPDomain COM+ application, JustLDAP will run on a non-member server or workstation, however remote domain DNS name or IP, and remote domain credentials are required for every method call (except TestUserCredentialsDom).

JustLDAP makes use of ADSI and MDAC components.


JustLDAP requires the latest MDAC components from Microsoft.

Download and install the free update (MDAC 2.8 SP1 or higher) from:


Installation Steps

1. Run the setup.exe installer.

2. Configure the JustLDAP COM+ application Identity with a Domain Admin account.

3. Configure the JustLDAPDomain COM+ application Identity with at least a local administrator account.

4. Install MDAC 2.8 SP1 (or higher) if not already installed.

Adding a COM+ application identity with the Component Services GUI tool.

The JustLDAP installation process automatically creates the JustLDAP & JustLDAPDomain COM+ applications and installs the JustLDAP DLL components in:

C:\Program Files\ComPlus Applications\JustLDAP\

It is essential that a COM+ identity is configured for both the JustLDAP applications.

1. In Administrative tools, open the Component Services explorer and navigate to to the JustLDAP COM+ application.

2. Right click the JustLDAP application and select properties, then select the "Identity" tab.

Change the radio button from "Interactive user..." (or the Windows 2000 default) to "This user:" and enter the domain and account details and push OK.

Repeat the process for the JustLDAPDomain COM+ application. A local computer administrator account is recommended. (Or an account with rights to access the network).


3. Install MDAC 2.8 or higher.

JustLDAP is now ready to use!

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