What is CN and SN?

What is CN and SN?

cn. Stands for common name. Composed from the givenName attribute, concatenated to the SN attribute. Example: CN=Guy Thomas. company.

Is userPrincipalName unique?

UPN, which looks like an email address and uniquely identifies the user throughout the forest (Active Directory attribute name: userPrincipalName) SAM account name, also called the “pre-Windows 2000 logon name,” which takes the form domainser (Active Directory attribute name: sAMAccountName)

What is CN attribute?

One of the biggest confusions with Active Directory is the many “names” that can be used to refer to or describe an object. Most of these “names” are attributes (or properties) of the object….LDAP property.

cn Common Name
dn Distinguished Name
RDN Relative Distinguished Name
UPN User Principal Name

How do I find sAMAccountName?

How do I find sAMAccountNames? With Active Directory Users and Computers open: Click View > Advanced Features. Open the properties of an object > Attribute Editor tab > Scroll down to sAMAccountName.

Is sAMAccountName still used?

The samAccountName is the User Logon Name in Pre-Windows 2000 (this does not mean samAccountName is not being used as Logon Name in modern windows systems). The userPrincipalName is a new way of User Logon Name from Windows 2000 and later versions.

What is CN and ou?

cn (Common Name) organizational unit. ou (Organizational Unit)

What is DN and CN?

An entry is made up of a collection of attributes that have a unique identifier called a Distinguished Name (DN). A DN has a unique name that identifies the entry at the respective hierarchy. In the example above, John Doe and Jane Doe are different common names (cn) that identify different entries at that same level.

What is RestrictedKrbHost?

RestrictedKrbHost is to connect to the server itself and not any service. Host is defined for a defined service on the hosting server. So if you wanted to use SQL (Port 1433) you would need to use the host spn for the sql service running on that box.

What is CN and OU?