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Re: Can I read the schema using LDAP?

Thomas Gagné wrote:

Is there a way to read the schemas from ldap? If you wanted to build a dynamic UI it would have to know what was posssible for objects and attributes. I haven't noticed a way to do that in the man pages (yet).

To see OpenLDAP schema in the raw, try this command (all one line):

ldapsearch -h localhost -x -b cn=subschema -s base objectClass=subschema matchingRules ldapSyntaxes objectClasses attributeTypes

There are plenty of implementations of LDAP schema parsers out there in nearly every language. Here's one in PHP (from phpLDAPadmin):