Can anyone tell me the best way to query Active Directory in SQL?

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Active Directory
Active Directory query
LDAP
SQL Server 2005
SQL Server Management Studio 2005
T/SQL
Can anyone tell me the best way to query Active Directory in SQL? I'm using SQL Server Management Studio Express and want to add the LDAP server for AD as a linked server to query. I'm not sure what the best way to do this is.

Software/Hardware used:
SQL Server Management Studio 2005

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Here are instructions step by step to query AD from SQL:

http://www.gchandra.com/scripts/?p=79

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