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Re: OpenLDAP and DNS SRV records
It is Buchan. See andos reply.
On 30/12/2008, Buchan Milne <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 18 December 2008 01:24:11 Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>> Matt Kowske wrote:
>> > Thank you. could you provide an example of this functionality with
>> > ldapsearch?
>> > ldapsearch -x -v -H "dc%3Ddomain%2Cdc%3Dcom" -b
>> > "CN=Users,DC=domain,DC=com" -D "CN=Matt
>> > Kowske,CN=Users,DC=domain,DC=com"
>> > -W "samaccountname=mkowske"
>> > Could not parse LDAP URI(s)=dc%3Ddomain%2Cdc%3Dcom (3)
>> > This is ldap version 2.4.11. I (tried) to look at the code, and and
>> > found the section of code in common.c where it is erroring out, but
>> > couldn't determine much beyond that. Why is the above not being
>> > recognized as a DN? It should not be parsed as a URI according to the
>> > man
>> > page.
>> The man page says: "if no host/port is specified, but a DN is...". It
>> means that:
>> - you must provide a(n RFC 45) LDAP URI
>> - it must contain no host/port
>> - it must contain a DN
>> yours is not a LDAP URI. Try something like "ldap:///dc=domain,dc=com".
>> The 2.4 client tools have been modified to support this feature.
>> However, they use libldap to perform this. See clients/tools/common.c,
>> the calls to ldap_dn2domain(3) and ldap_domain2hostlist(3) calls (I
>> don't think they actually have a man page...). Those calls are
>> available in libldap since 2.0, I believe, in 2000.
> Is there a reason this isn't implemented in the library? As far as I
> understand, at present only the OpenLDAP utilities will work with this URI,
> while if it were implemented in the library, other LDAP clients using the
> OpenLDAP library which don't already support a similar feature (sudo is the
> best example I can think of in this case, though various other desktop
> software could benefit) would get it for free?
> (nss_ldap has it's own implementation of this feature, but the configuration
> is different and probably not compatible with sudo if sudo uses the nss_ldap
> configuration file).
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