Tag Archives: best practices

LDAP: Authentication Best Practices

LDAP: Authentication Best Practices is now available. This page offer best practices and hints from my experience with customer LDAP deployments over the last 15 years.

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LDAP: In-Memory Directory Server using UnboundID LDAP SDK

The UnboundID LDAP SDK provides clients with the ability to create an in-memory directory server. An in-memory directory server is very useful for coding and performing unit tests – there is no need to install a server such as OpenLDAP … Continue reading

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LDAP: Programming Practices

The summary follows below. See LDAP: Programming Practices for the full article. Summary use LDAPv3 use the UnboundID LDAP SDK. See the comparison matrix. do not use JNDI for new code avoid Spring LDAP for new code do not use … Continue reading

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LDAP: Operation Purpose Request Control

UnboundID’s Directory Server Suite 3.2 supports a new request control, the Operation Purpose Request Control. The Operation Purpose Request Control includes the following pieces of data: application name application version code location request purpose Applications can use this request control … Continue reading

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LDAP: Using ldapsearch

ldapsearch is a command-line tool distributed with most directory server software used to search for entries in a directory information tree (DIT) and possibly return specified attributes from the entry. ldapsearch can also return just the distinguished name (DN) of … Continue reading

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