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Re: (ITS#7036) ldapsearch should attempt DNS-based fallback if possible

On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 12:51:10PM +0000, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> As far as I understand from the code, libldap already behaves like that, i.e. it
> loops through all the hosts returned by getaddrinfo(3).  What's missing (in your
> configuration of ldapsearch) is a network timeout parameter.  Right now, you can
> set it either using NETWORK_TIMEOUT in ldap.conf(5) or passing the command-line
> switch -o nettimeout=<timeout>.  I understand the latter is not documented in
> ldapsearch(1), although it appears in the usage message of all tools.

wonderful, confirmed that it works.  so then yes, just a minor 
omission from the documentation :)