Category Archives: UnboundID LDAP SDK

LDAP: The MultiUpdateExtendedRequest

The UnboundID Directory Server supports an extended request called the MultiUpdateExtendedRequest. This extended request packages multiple updates in a single request and provides control over the behavior of the server when errors arise during the processing of the extended request. … Continue reading

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LDAP: Unsolicited Notification

LDAP is a request-response protocol with the exception of the unsolicited notification. The unsolicited notification is a transmission from the server to a connected LDAP client. LDAP clients should be prepared to handle the unsolicited notification because the notification is … Continue reading

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LDAP: Authorization Identity and BIND

To demonstrate the authorization identity at stages of the life of a connection to an LDAP-compliant server, the following code fragment: connects and does not authenticate authenticates successfully attempts to authenticate but fails transmits a bind request with empty DN … Continue reading

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LDAP: Add an entry using LDIF and the UnboundID LDAP SDK

Add Example (Java) See Also The following example uses the standard edition of the UnboundID LDAP SDK to add an entry using LDIF. The standard edition of the LDAP SDK is free and the source code is supplied. Using the … Continue reading

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LDAP: Matched Values Request Control

The matched values request control described in RFC 3876 provides LDAP clients with a way to filter values that would be returned in a search request. This capability is very useful when the LDAP client must process entries with large … Continue reading

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LDAP: Virtual List View

The Simple Paged Results Request Control provides LDAP clients with a means to view sequential data at a rate controlled by the client, but it’s limited by the fact that clients can only scroll through pages in order. The Virtual … Continue reading

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LDAP: Determine access control rights to attributes and entries

A frequently asked question about LDAP is how to determine what attributes can be modified in an entry in a directory server for a given authorization state. For example, for a given bind DN, does that bind DN have the … Continue reading

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