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RE: ldapsearch options question

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Quanah

> Is there supposed any difference between:
> ldapsearch -x -P 2 -h <host.FQDN> -p 636
> and
> ldapsearch -x -P 2 -H ldaps://<host.FQDN>
> ?
> My testing shows me that for some servers, syntax A doesn't work, but
> syntax B does, and I don't see what the difference is.

In (A) you are selecting protocol, host, and port - this is still a normal
LDAP session.

In (B) you are selecting protocol, host, and LDAP over SSL. This is an SSL
session that happens to use port 636 by default.

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