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Re: Open LDAP library for WIN Client
At 07:50 AM 2/10/2005, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
>>>>> Sangita Mohan writes:
> Sorry, I am not exactly familiar with Cygwin or even LDAP for that
> matter. Please excuse me if I have too many questions. I tried the
> following and am basically stuck.
> I tried getting OpenLDAP via Cygwin as you suggested and landed up a
> lib directory that has
> liblday_r.dll.a and so on.
> There were no .dll files, instead I got a bunch of .dll.a and .a
> files. I haven't encountered any WIN library files with a .dll.a
> extension and they do not open up using Visual Studio either. Is there
> something I am missing out here. Should I simply use the \lib and the
> \usr\include directories as my client library?
> Can someone please give me some more details on how to get only the
> OpenLDAP client library for Windows. I need to do LDAP authentication
> in my client either over SSL or using Kerebros, whichever is easier.
> Any help is appreciated.
>From your mail I conclude that the cygwin versions of the libraries is
not what you want. But to find out what cygwin is for, check the
Thanks much for the help. I managed to locate the OpenLDAP client library
for WIN using Cygwin. I found the following DLLs in the bin folder
I guess the above DLLs should make up the client library. Should I
include the cygwin.dll also to my client library or would the above DLLs
In addition to the DLLs mentioned above, the bin directory also contained
the above files. When I ran the openssl.exe, it asked for the cygwin1.dll
and failed to launch. Can you please explain what I need to with the above
Also I have to authenticate the client over SSL or Kerebros whichever works
easier. My understanding is that the client library that I have downloaded
is compiled with both SSL and Kerebros support since I see the ssl and sasl
dlls. Could you point me to any documentation on which API to use for
Thanks much for your patience.