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Re: LDAP clients and handling of empty spaces

At 07:31 PM 10/18/00 -0400, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>i am coming across a problem with some LDAP clients (notably those made by
>micro$oft) where empty spaces in a DN that gets transmitted in order to bind
>to the server with it are replaces with "%20" by the client.

You'd have to write some code...

>since i assume there is no way to make those micro$oft clients play nice i'm
>wondering whether i can tell slapd to convert the %20 back, or another
>solution that would match the input with the correct DN in the database.

Note that the correct DN in the database just might have %20 as
part of a naming value.

>anyone ever had this problem?

I've heard of similar behavior from various applications and
generally suggest you work with the application developer to
get them fixed.  First step is to report the problem to the
developer (Microsoft in this case).