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Re: encoding problems


Raffaele Sandrini <rasa@gmx.ch> writes:

> Hi
> I have a problem searching with queries containing a ":".
> I use the Net::LDAP Perl module to access the tree and had no problems till 
> now but if i try to search for fields wich sotre a such Hardware address (and 
> i enter a correct filter like: filter => "(myHWaddr=00:56:45:87:98:65)" ) i 
> get 0 results but there must be some.
> I assume that OpenLDAP has problems with the colon (":") because all my other 
> queries work. So is there a method to have a 100% chance to correct 
> encapsulate characters wich OpenLDAP interprets as something else?

See RFC2849 The LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF)
you could make use of base64 encoding.

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