Syntaxes for Attributes in Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Domain Services define a set of attribute syntaxes for specifying the type of data contained by an attribute. The predefined syntaxes do not actually appear in the directory, and you cannot add new syntaxes. Several methods can be used to identify the syntax of an attribute class:

For a complete list of the syntaxes provided by Active Directory Domain Services, including each syntax's corresponding VARTYPE and ADSTYPEENUM value, see Syntaxes.