To access the Active Directory Schema a DLL needs to be manually registered to allow access.

Its hidden away to stop admins that dont know what they are doing from playing with potentially dangerous tools. Use this with caution. Very handy when you know what your doing.


This registers the dynamic link library (DLL) for the Active Directory Schema and only needs to be done once on a computer.


Register the Active Directory Schema snap-in

regsvr32.exe schmmgmt.dll






Share this blog post on social media:

Social Links


All advice, installation/configuration how to guides, troubleshooting and other information on this website are provided as-is with no warranty or guarantee. Whilst the information provided is correct to the best of my knowledge, I am not reponsible for any issues that may arise using this information, and you do so at your own risk. As always before performing anything; check, double check, test and always ensure you have a backup.

Copyright ©2008-2021 Andy Barnes - Please do not copy any content including images without prior consent!

Designed and Hosted by Andy Barnes