[Fedora-directory-users] question on ldapsearching

Howard Chu hyc at symas.com
Sat May 17 16:11:45 UTC 2008

> Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 10:06:38 -0600
> From: Rich Megginson<rmeggins at redhat.com>

> Aaron Bliss wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm looking to do an ldapsearch and to display only a subset of the
>> objectclasses and attributes that a list of user has.  For example,
>> I'm only interested in seeing the top, person and organizatoinPerson
>> objectclasses and their cn, dn and sn attributes.  Any ideas?  Thanks.
> for the cn dn and sn, that's easy;
> ldapsearch .... "(uid=someperson)" cn dn sn
> For specific objectclass values, I don't think that's possible.
>> Aaron

Well, there's RFC3876 for specifying a values return filter, to get only the 
desired values. OpenLDAP supports this, anyway.

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