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Taxonomy Engineering Roadmap

TaxonomyTaxonomy, is the classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships. Purpose:Taxonomies are normally used to facilitate access to information. For the most of tasks and purposes the Taxonomy will be used to connect, relate and classify content. The Taxonomy will enhance content categorization and organization in addition to the ease of access and search. PlanningThe Taxonomy should reflect the objectives of the project. It should be produced by a cross-functional team which includes business, technical, information management, subject matter experts and content creation stakeholders. The Taxonomy implementation and usage in the project will be defined. Design The design phase will include the below steps: Identify, gather and review resources A set of verbs, nouns, terms and vocabularies will be collected. This list will be reviewed and refined by the ad-hoc team created in the planning phase. A final list should be defined. Ontology Engineeri…

CFLDAP Add Active Directory User to a Group

I was trying to add a user to a group and had lots of code formatting etc. I was unable to find a straightforward code to help me. I have prepared the below code to help you using CFLDAP and also I will give you an alternative way using the dsmod command line. Lets start first with the CFLDAP:

Now lets add an active directory user to a group using command line:

When I wrote the above code I added a bulk list of users to a certain Active Directory group. Sometimes the CFLDAP failed so in the cfcatch I called the dsmode using the cfexecute. Why? Some of the user CN names contained special characters like 'bracket (' this caused an error when using the cfldap to add users to the groups so I had to use the cfexcute which succeeded.