dn_from_domain

Use the dn_from_domain command to convert a specified domain name in dotted form (acme.com, for example) to a distinguished name (DN). This conversion doesn’t require lookup in Active Directory. The command performs a simple text conversion.

Zone type

Not applicable

Syntax

dn_from_domain domain_name

Abbreviation

dnfd

Options

This command takes no options.

Arguments

This command takes the following argument:

Argument Type Description

domain_name

string

Required. Specifies a dotted domain name (acme.com, for example)

Return value

This command returns a domain name as a distinguished name.

Examples

dn_from_domain acme.com

This example returns the domain name in this form: dc=acme,dc=com

Related commands

The following commands convert information from one format to another:

  • domain_from_dn converts a domain’s distinguished name (DN) to a dotted name.
  • dn_to_principal returns the sAMAccount@domain name or user principal name (UPN) for a security principal.