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There doesn't seem to be a single reference document where I can look up what attributes are each object class, such as group, user, person etc.

Does anyone know of one??

(would like to avoid ADSIEDIT)

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

The MSDN Active Directory Schema document should have everything that you're looking for.

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Boom! Thanks. Err 2 more characters need to post this. – Luke Puplett Jul 12 '12 at 16:54

While not a reference, If you just want to browse what is actually in your AD environment, use ADExplorer (a free tool from Microsoft.)

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