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Get user's display name from Active Directory

This activity allows receiving user’s display name from Active Directory and stores result in variable.

If attribute does not exist, this method returns empty string.

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Get this user display name from this domain and store result in Variable: varaible.


Parameter Description
this user User login name. Ex: “user@domain”, “domain\user” or “user”
this domain Optional. Domain name. You should enter domain name if user name without a domain, otherwise it will be calculated from the user name.

By default, activity uses the current user when authenticating. If you want to use custom authentication, use “Set Active Directory authentication” activity before.