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RE: FW: Can I delete a subtree?

> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 09:59:56AM +0200, Spinoglio Luigi wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> >   I have a doubt about controls and extended operation in OpenLDAP.
> > Does exist a control to force the removal of an entry AND 
> its subtree ?
> > 
> Dunno. What's a control?

Controls are requests to operate instructions in a specific manner (as
an aproximate explanation), in a certain way is something like the -r on
java side.

> However, "man ldapdelete" tells us 
>        -r     Do a recursive delete.  If the DN specified isn't a
>               leaf, its children,  and  all  their  children  are
>               deleted down the tree.  No verification is done, so
>               if you add this  switch,  ldapdelete  will  happily
>               delete large portions of your tree.  Use with care.
> > I'm using JNDI to access and operate my LDAP server, so I'm 
> forwarding a
> > brief mail exchange about the question.
> > 
> Dunno what JNDI is either.

I need to use my LDAP server from a Java application, so I'm using the
Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)

So does any1 knows other free server that support controls ?

Thanks a lot for the answer, ...