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Hi guys,

We would like to store the user's GUID (after user creation through web services) to be able to query the user afterwards.

How to interpret the value returned in SPML answer ? It's not in the same format than in AD and it seems not possible to use it to lookup the user

<attr name="objectGUID" xmlns="urn:oasis:names:tc:DSML:2:0:core">
<value>F4c9c6PjOUKxMyIfXuYoNw==</value>
</attr>

Thanks for your help

Regards

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Hello,

The thing is that object GUIDs are stored in Active Directory in binary form, as an array of byte (Byte[]). The SPML protocol allows exchanging data in the form of XML documents, which are text only. Thus, to represent a binary value in text form, it is converted into a Base64 string. You can use the Convert.FromBase64String method in your code to get the binary value of the object GUID.

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