Create New User Programmatically in Active Directory

This code shows how to create a new user in AD

public static DirectoryEntry CreateNewUser(string cn)
//set the LDAP qualification so that the user will be created under the Users

string LDAPDomain ="/CN=Users," + GetLDAPDomain();
DirectoryEntry oDE= GetDirectoryObject(LDAPDomain);
DirectoryEntry user = oDE.Children.Add("CN=" + cn, "user");

//Must commit changes to initially create user



return user;



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