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Re: ldap search and group membership

Hi Sarkar, Sudipta,

                            You can use "Boolean operators" for this type of search. For example, group "myGroup" and last name of the user (john) "Smith". Now, To find out all users whose last name is Smith and are members of  "myGroup",

$ ldapsearch -h -x -b "dc=visolve,dc=com" "(&(ou=myGroup)(sn=*mith))"

# extended LDIF
# LDAPv3
# base <dc=visolve,dc=com> with scope sub
# filter: (&(ou=myGroup)(sn=*mith))
# requesting: ALL

# Smith, myGroup, visolve.com
dn: cn=John,ou=myGroup,dc=visolve,dc=com
sn: Smith
uid: john
ou: myGroup
objectClass: top
objectClass: person
objectClass: organizationalPerson
objectClass: inetOrgPerson
userPassword:: ZHVt

# search result
search: 2
result: 0 Success

# numResponses: 2
# numEntries: 1

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sarkar, Sudipta" <Sudipta.Sarkar@workscape.com>
To: <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 12:24 AM
Subject: ldap search and group membership

> Hi,
>    I have an ldap with some users. I also have few groups and each group has few members. I want to do a search to find out users who match a certain criteria and are member of a certain group i.e give me all users whose last name is Smith and are member of say myGroup. Is there any easy way to do this search.
> Thanks in advance.
> Sudipta 
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