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From Kiran Ayyagari <>
Subject Re: Questions regarding ADS query handling
Date Sun, 12 Jul 2009 18:12:50 GMT

Hi Thorsten,

> Just to follow up my own questions: I really love ApacheDS because of 
> the sheer beauty and simplicity of its setup and configuration but I 
> find some rather odd behaviour the more I dig into internals:
> 4. I tried to query the RootDSE object via Python - without sucess - 

what values you are expecting from RootDSE?

> then I tried the same with OpenLDAP's ldapsearch: same issue:
> thorsten@tkampe% ldapsearch -x -LLL -b "" -s base
> dn:
> objectClass: extensibleObject
> objectClass: top

most of the values in rootDSE are operational attributes append + at the end of the above
command to see them

> ...while the same queries work against an eDirectory and Active 
> Directory server. It also seems that LDAP clients have problems 
> displaying the RootDSE object: Softerra's six year old LDAP Browser and 
> Apache Directory Studio can display the RootDSE object while LDAP Admin 
> and LDAPSoft's LDAP Browser can't. What's going on here?

No idea at all

Kiran Ayyagari

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