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Re: ldapsearch issue with rootpw.

On Wed, 5 Jul 2006, James Hartley wrote:

> I have been fighting and issue (non-issuse??) for awhile now.  I am
> attempting to issue the following command
> #ldapsearch -x -LLL -w secret "objectclass=*"
> I continue to get the error
> ldap_bind: Invalid credentials (49).

You have not specified the rootdn with which to bind.  Based on your 
example, it should be:

ldapsearch -x -LLL -D "cn=Manager,dc=bogus,dc=net" -w secret "(objectclass=*)"

(Note the parentheses around the filter, but it appears to work without 

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