ASP.NET Active Directory Membership Provider – Connection String Tomfoolery

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ASP.NET Active Directory Membership Provider – Connection String Tomfoolery

by Blake Anderton

Ran into an “interesting” problem this week with the ASPNetActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider configuration.  In the connection string you’ll usually see:

LDAP://server:port

The important thing to note is that the “LDAP” MUST BE CAPITALIZED.  A transmission protocol that is case sensitive?  Way to go, Microsoft.

Hountowa okashii ne.

 

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