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Re: LDAP properties in Netscape

Michael Ströder wrote:
> Ken Hughes wrote:
> >
> > I am using Netscape clients to access my LDAP directories and that works
> > wonderfully. But when I try to bring up the properties for an entry, it
> > switches to my browser with the following URL:
> >
> > ldap://ldap/cn%3DUser%20Name%2Co%3DOrganization%2Cc%3DUS
> >
> > and "Not Found" in the html body. What did I miss?
> This only happens if the DN contains non-USASCII characters like german
> umlauts or accented characters.
> Unfortunately the Netscape folks messed up generating the LDAP-URLs in
> the address book. The LDAP-URL you mentioned above is URL-encoded but
> Navigator itself seems to expect LDAP-URLs to be not encoded, like
>   ldap://ldap/cn=User Name,o=Organization,c=US

I've never seen this problem.  I don't work on Navigator, but escaped
characters are interpreted correctly within some LDAP URLs at least. 
For example, this URL works correctly:


What does the LDAP server's access log show?

Mark Smith
iPlanet Directory Architect / Sun-Netscape Alliance
My words are my own, not my employer's.   Got LDAP?