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Re: rootDSE

At 01:56 AM 9/8/00 -0400, Igor Brezac wrote:
>On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>> >Solaris 8 has a native support for nss_ldap and it works correctly, at
>> >least it does with the netscape directory server.  I'd like to use
>> >OpenLDAP instead. :)  The program that initialises ldap client machines
>> >(ldapclient) retrieves information from the root DSE.
>> Hopefully it's using the root DSE to discover the supported
>> features so that it can optimize it's use of LDAP...
>Yup.  The client reports that it finds 0 namingcontexts.  It uses the
>value of this attribute to set the baseDN (I believe).

Check the servers logs.  They will provide an indication of what
the client is actually doing.   Likely the client is no explicitly
requesting the return of the desired operational attributed.

>Is it possible to
>query the root DSE?  ldapsearch -x -b '' 'objectclass=*' does not return

To obtain namingContexts:
        ldapsearch -x -b '' -s base '(objectClass=*)' namingContexts