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From "Richard Sand" <>
Subject Re: RFC 2696 and total entries in the search result
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:28:44 GMT
Makes sense, thanks for the explanation. But for smaller directories 
where we know there aren't large volumes of entries (say, less than 1000 
objects) and we want to do this operation, it should be possible, so 
long as we understand the risks and monitor the performance. Does ADS 
have the capability?


------ Original Message ------
From: "Emmanuel Lécharny" <>
Sent: 9/22/2016 10:21:28 AM
Subject: Re: RFC 2696 and total entries in the search result

>Le 22/09/16 à 14:44, Richard Sand a écrit :
>>  Ok so basically do not pre-populate the number of pages.
>>  I guess applications that do this are backed by an RDBMS not an LDAP?
>That is the exact same problem witha RDBMS, as I said in a previous
>In order to know how much elements you will get in a RDBMS, you have to
>compte a SELECT count(*)... beforehand, and then do your SELECT. In
>otehr words, you do the request twice, doubling the server's CPU usage 

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