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NodeJS Windows authentication

Using activedirectory

The example below is taken from the full docs, available here (GitHub) or here (NPM).


npm install --save activedirectory


// Initialize
var ActiveDirectory = require('activedirectory');
var config = {
 url: 'ldap://',
 baseDN: 'dc=domain,dc=com'
var ad = new ActiveDirectory(config);
var username = '';
var password = 'password';
// Authenticate
ad.authenticate(username, password, function(err, auth) {
 if (err) {
 console.log('ERROR: '+JSON.stringify(err));
 if (auth) {
 else {
 console.log('Authentication failed!');


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