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From Thorsten Kampe <thors...@thorstenkampe.de>
Subject Re: Questions regarding ADS query handling
Date Sun, 12 Jul 2009 18:22:41 GMT
* Thorsten Kampe (Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:58:47 +0200)
> 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 - 
> then I tried the same with OpenLDAP's ldapsearch: same issue:
> 
> thorsten@tkampe% ldapsearch -x -LLL -b "" -s base
> dn:
> objectClass: extensibleObject
> objectClass: top
> 
> ...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?

Looks like most clients don't understand or expect Operational 
Attributes (whatever that is):

"ldapsearch -x -LLL -b "" -s base +" works for ApacheDS - while that of 
course fails against Active Directory and eDirectory. Hm.

Thorsten


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