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1.  Directory Server Enterprise Edition File Reference

Software Layout for Directory Server Enterprise Edition

Directory Server Instance Default Layout

Directory Proxy Server Instance Default Layout

Part I Directory Server Reference

2.  Directory Server Overview

3.  Directory Server LDAP URLs

Components of an LDAP URL

Escaping Unsafe Characters

Examples of LDAP URLs

4.  Directory Server LDIF and Search Filters

5.  Directory Server Security

6.  Directory Server Monitoring

7.  Directory Server Replication

8.  Directory Server Data Caching

9.  Directory Server Indexing

10.  Directory Server Logging

11.  Directory Server Groups and Roles

12.  Directory Server Class of Service

13.  Directory Server DSMLv2

14.  Directory Server Internationalization Support

Part II Directory Proxy Server Reference

15.  Directory Proxy Server Overview

16.  Directory Proxy Server Load Balancing and Client Affinity

17.  Directory Proxy Server Distribution

18.  Directory Proxy Server Virtualization

19.  Connections Between Directory Proxy Server and Backend LDAP Servers

20.  Connections Between Clients and Directory Proxy Server

21.  Directory Proxy Server Client Authentication

22.  Security in Directory Proxy Server

23.  Directory Proxy Server Logging

24.  Directory Proxy Server Alerts and Monitoring


Examples of LDAP URLs

The syntax for LDAP URLs does not include any means for specifying credentials or passwords. Search request initiated through LDAP URLs are unauthenticated (anonymous), unless the LDAP client that supports LDAP URLs provides an authentication mechanism. This section gives examples of LDAP URLs.

Example 3-1 Base Search for an Entry

The following LDAP URL specifies a base search for the entry with the distinguished name dc=example,dc=com.


Example 3-2 Retrieving postalAddress Attribute of an Entry

The following LDAP URL retrieves the postalAddress attribute of the entry with the DN dc=example,dc=com:


Example 3-3 Retrieving cn and mail Attributes of an Entry

The following LDAP URL retrieves the cn, and mail attributes of the entry for Barbara Jensen.

ldap://,dc=example, dc=com?cn,mail

Example 3-4 Retrieving the Surname Jensen Under dc=example,dc=com

The following LDAP URL specifies a search for entries that have the surname Jensen and are at any level under dc=example,dc=com:


Example 3-5 Retrieving the Object Class for all Entries One Level Under dc=example,dc=com

The following LDAP URL specifies a search for the object class for all entries one level under dc=example,dc=com: