Connecting from RAD Studio
The CData FireDAC Components for Active Directory implement the standard FireDAC classes and integrate Active Directory into RAD Studio wizards. You can access the components from the RAD Studio Tool Palette and use the components alongside standard FireDAC classes like TFDQuery, TFDManager, and TFDConnection.
Connecting from Active Directory
See Establishing a Connection to connect with the Data Explorer and FireDAC Connection Editor wizards.
RAD Studio Version Support
RAD Studio 10.4 (Sydney) and above are supported.
Active Directory Version SupportThe component provides SQL-based access to Active Directory through the LDAP protocol. The component is a standard LDAP client that supports LDAP v2 and v3.
DependenciesCData FireDAC components require the 2010 version of the VC++ x64 redistributable package. You can download this from Microsoft:
- See Creating VCL Applications to use the Form Designer to create a simple VCL application that queries Active Directory.
- See Writing Data Access Code to create TFDConnection objects. See Connection Definitions for other ways to create connections, with TFDManager for example.
- See Using the FireDAC Components for Active Directory-specific examples of executing prepared statements, discovering schemas, and writing other data access code.