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Re: Retrieval by DN

At 04:20 PM 8/23/99 EDT, Jef Pearlman wrote:
>        Perhaps I've missed this, but I've been looking at all the
>documentation (I'm fairly new to LDAP). I'm using the ldap libraries,
>and in the interest of efficiency, I'd like to grab an entry directly
>by its known DN rather than doing a search. Is there a way to do this?

LDAP does not have a read operation.  Instead use a search for the
target DN with a base scope and a filter that matches all objects.

	ldapsearch -b $TARGETDN -s base "(objectclass=*)"