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Re: successful searches not returning results?

At 02:12 PM 6/26/2001, W. L. Estes wrote:
>I am using openldap-2.0.11 and I have some data in the ldap tree which
>I would like to search. This data has several attributes, one of which
>I use in the dn.  I can search all the attributes except the one that
>I am using in the dn. If I perform any search on that attribute with
>ldapsearch(1), a "successful" search is returned but no results come back.

Likely the filter you provided successfully doesn't actually
match any entry.

Note that if the value is present only in the DN
(which OpenLDAP allows), then the filter won't match.