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Re: LDAP Search: If filter contains nonexistant attribute, entry will not be returned as a 'hit'
> Jeremiah Martell writes:
>> I've attempted to find what kind of server it is (searching root/base
>> for "objectclass=*" and looking for vendorName, etc) but nothing shows
>> up. I'll continue to try to determine which "brand" of LDAP server it
>> is. Anybody know of any other way to determine this?
> If you don't know if it's an OpenLDAP server, it's off-topic here and
> you are in any case better off at firstname.lastname@example.org where there are more
> people who know other kinds of servers. My first step would be to ask
> the sysadmin:-)
if he doesn't get anything while not asking for all operational
attributes, it's likely an OpenLDAP server...
can you please search the rootDSE for all operational attributes (i.e.
requesting '*' '+')?
With respect to your other question, I note that the non-working filter is
broken (there should be an opening bracket after '&'), unless the typo
occurred when cut'n'pasting into the email. However, this type of error
should show up directly at the client's side, because that string canot be
parsed into a valid filter. Otherwise, reversing the order of the terms
in an AND cannot change the result (despite claims from some vendor which
I heard long time ago).
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