Tag Archives: UnboundID LDAP SDK

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: Simple Paged Results Control Extension

LDAP Clients can control the rate at which search results are returned from the directory server by using the simple paged results control extension defined in RFC2696. To use this control extension, the LDAP client sends a search request with … 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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LDAP: Using Matching Rules to Compare Attribute Values

Programmers should use LDAP matching rules to compare attribute values, for example, when matching candidate entries in search requests. Avoid comparing values that were retrieved from a directory on a character by character basis. The directory server uses matching rules … Continue reading

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