Using commands and scripts to perform tasks

With an understanding of how the data is stored in Active Directory for different zones types, you can use ADEdit or LDAP commands to perform a wide range of tasks from the UNIX command line or in scripts and custom programs. The following examples illustrate how you can use the OpenLDAP command line interface (CLI) that is installed with the Centrify agent to perform administrative tasks. The OpenLDAP CLI is Kerberos-enabled, so it is not necessary to supply credentials. All operations run with the permissions of the Active Directory user currently logged in. For information about using ADEdit to perform administrative tasks, see the ADEdit Command Reference and Scripting Guide.