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Re: slapd defaults to LDAPv3 but libldap defaults to LDAPv2 (ITS#1971)
At 05:28 PM 2002-07-19, email@example.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Andrew Findlay
>OS: Linux Redhat 7.3
>Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
>The default setting for slapd is to accept only LDAP version 3.
Yes, you can enable LDAPv2(ish) support if you desire. I say
"ish" as LDAPv2 is not implemented consistently.
>However, the default for clients built with libldap is to request LDAP version
Yes, that's per latest (expired) IETF LDAPext LDAP C API specs.
>This leads to the error message:
> ldap_bind: Protocol error (2)
> additional info: requested protocol version not allowed
>The command-line tools are OK because they explicitly set the version, and have
>their own default set to v3.
Per the specs, that's what they need to do if they want LDAPv3.
>I suggest making ldap_int_initialize_global_options in libraries/libldap/init.c
>set LDAP_VERSION3 as the default.
That would lead to interoperability problems with clients
specifically designed to use LDAPv2.