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Re: trying to understand referrals

Is there anyone who knows anything about this and could help me understand it?


2010/7/31 Khaled Blah <khaled.blah@googlemail.com>:
> Hello all,
> I'm writing an LDAP application using OpenLDAP. First of all, thanks
> to the many contributors to this project! It's highly appreciated!
> Now, I'm trying to understand how I can implement an application that
> knows how to deal with referrals. I've implemented a function which I
> assign via ldap_set_rebind_proc, however I am not entirely sure what
> to do within this function that I assign to  ldap_set_rebind_proc.
> What I've done so far is to parse the url parameter using
> ldap_url_parse and then assign the data from the LDAPURLDesc structure
> to my own data structure. Then I call ldap_init and ldap_bind_s in
> order to bind to the referral. However, it seems I am doing something
> wrong. Can anyone here give me any hints as to what to within that
> function that is assigned to ldap_set_rebind_proc?
> Thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> Khaled