[Date Prev][Date Next] [Chronological] [Thread] [Top]

Re: trouble getting entry from ldap server using ldap_search_ext_s


Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> Sounds like you're getting search references that the LDAP library tries
> to chase (anonymously, which is the default) 

Which won't work, as the server does not allow anonymous binds :-(

and during that something
> times out.  Since this seems not to be what you need, because the entry
> you're looking for is present, and you don't need to chase any referral,
> you should tell the library not to chase them, and simply return the
> entry you're looking for.  To do that, you need to set
> LDAP_OPT_REFERRALS to LDAP_OPT_OFF using the ldap_set_option(3) call
> (don't get tricked by the trailing (3): such man page never existed, as
> far as I know ;).  Example code may be found in ldapsearch code
> (actually, in clients/tools/common.c) and in the proxy backends of slapd
> in servers/slapd/back-ldap/bind.c.

Thanks, will chase that.


Attachment: smime.p7s
Description: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature