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Re: why is userPassword transferred binary?

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 01:27:28AM +0400, Jephte Clain wrote:
What I wanted to know is whether the decision to encode in base64 is
done by the client or the server returning a "binary" flag or

you said "ldapsearch, always *encode* userPassword value in base64",
so I guess this is the client decision to make a special case of
userPassword, right?

Correct. By default only userPassword receives that treatment, but libldap users can add others.