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RE: Newbie search question - Help!

Thanks for the reply. I didn't realize that the search pattern is configurable. Mine was set to EQUALITY caseExactIA5Match. Searching using the full DN works. Thanks again.

-----Original Message-----
From: Quanah Gibson-Mount [mailto:quanah@stanford.edu] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 12:34 PM
To: Woo, Chen Ching; OpenLDAP-software@OpenLDAP.org
Subject: Re: Newbie search question - Help!

--On Wednesday, August 18, 2004 12:01 PM -0500 "Woo, Chen Ching" 
<cwoo@spss.com> wrote:

> I'm new to LDAP have openLDAP installed.  I started to play a little bit
> with searching and I believe there is something very fundamental I'm
> missing.  My problem is that I don't seem to be able to search on entries
> based on attribute which has DN as value. For instance, using
> (uniqueMember=cn=role1,dc=mycompany,dc=com) or (uniqueMember=cn*) or as
> filters, I don't seem to be able to match the following entry. I try
> escaping the '=' and ',' characters with '\' but to no avail.
> Any help is very much appreciated.
> dn: cn=role1,dc=roles,dc=mycompany,dc=com
> cn: role1
> objectClass: groupOfUniqueNames
> uniqueMember: cn=role1,dc=mycompany,dc=com
> uniqueMember: cn=both,dc=mycompany,dc=com

What version of OpenLDAP?

Did you index uniqueMember as eq and substr?  Note that for substring 
searches, you need three characters plus * by default.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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ITSS/Shared Services
Stanford University
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