I am trying to build a BDC Model and a custom .net connector for ActiveDirectory so that users can search for data in AD from Sharepoint as well as create lists (ie: Users list that will show users from AD) and was hoping anyone has done something similar but I can't find any material on the web. Can anyone point me in the right direction on how can this be acomplished?
You can query the Active Directory using methods in the
For an example of interacting with the namespace, here are the
However, before investing too much effort into going down this route, I'd advise that you consider importing the AD entities as User objects themselves with User Profile Synchronisation, as there are a lot of pieces of SharePoint that make things to do with "people" better-suited to a User object than an element of a list, and it's probably something you'd be doing anyway.
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