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RE: LDAP client question .
I have experimented with the ldap*(1) tools and my very simple slapd server
is working .
Now i am writing a simple a LDAP client that will query the LDAP server .
I wrote the code and i am getting the following compile time errors .Am i
missing something here ?
/usr/local/include/lber_types.h:42: syntax error before `int'
/usr/local/include/lber_types.h:55: syntax error before `long'
In file included from /export/home/hahire/openldap-2.0.11/include/ldap.h:27,
/usr/local/include/lber.h:177: parse error before `ber_slen_t'
/usr/local/include/lber.h:177: warning: no semicolon at end of struct or
/usr/local/include/lber.h:179: parse error before `*'
/usr/local/include/lber.h:180: `ber_slen_t' declared as function returning a
/usr/local/include/lber.h:180: `ber_slen_t' redeclared as different kind of
/usr/local/include/lber_types.h:55: previous declaration of `ber_slen_t'
/usr/local/include/lber.h:183: parse error before `}'
/usr/local/include/lber.h:392: parse error before `ber_read'
/usr/local/include/lber.h:398: parse error before `ber_write'
*** Error code 1
Thanking in advance ....
From: Kurt D. Zeilenga [mailto:Kurt@OpenLDAP.org]
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 11:35 AM
To: Hemlata Ahire
Subject: Re: LDAP client question .
LDAP, like DAP, is a protocol for accessing an X.500 directory.
A standalone server, such as slapd, still must act in accordance
with X.500 (but isn't required to support DAP [X.511]).
Anyways, ud(1) is kind of a funky client. I generally suggest
you toy with ldap*(1) tools to get the hang of things. Otherwise,
look in the FAQ for a list of numerous other clients.
At 11:33 AM 2001-08-29, Hemlata Ahire wrote:
>I have couple of questions .
>I have set up the OpenLDAP 2.0.11 server .Now i wanna test it using a
>generic client .
>I found ud .But the doc suggests that it is a X.500 directory client .so
>my question is whether this can be used with OpenLDAP ? I tried installing
>this client but it gives me an error saying "The X.500 Directory is
>temporarily unavailable. Please try again later."
>So does this suggest that the directory server should be a X.500 ?
>Next ,what are the other generic client that can be used with OpenLDAP? I
>wanna use that opens up a LDAP connection only once and then accepts
>requests for read/modify ( Reason is i intend to have modifies quite often
>that change only an particular attribute ).
>Any suggestions are welcome ..
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