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Re: slapd compatability with Microsoft Outlook 98 (ITS#30)
At 10:50 PM 12/30/98 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Full_Name: Orion Poplawski
>OS: HP-UX 10.20
>Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
>Using the "Start->Find->People" Windows functionality provided by Microsoft
>Outlook 98 results in the following connection activity with slapd (the same
>behavior is exhibited when doing address searches in Outlook 98, but this is
>simpler to test with):
>As you can see, the first connection is left open. netstat reports:
>tcp 0 0 cqg1.ldap bnworion.bvt.com.2017 ESTABLISHED
>tcp 0 0 *.ldap *.* LISTEN
>This is left open until the find application (or Outlook 98) is closed.
Sounds like an MS Outlook 98 bug to me...
>repeated for each query, so you can build up a LOT of stale connections pretty
>My solution has been to implement a socket close in "servers/slapd/bind.c", but
> there probably is a better way.
This is not a proper solution. The client may want to attempt another
operation (like a v2 bind). The server should not arbitarily close
The proper solution is to have Microsoft fix their client to attempt
to v2 bind if the v3 bind fails (and to properly ldap_unbind() any
unused LDAP sessions).