[CentOS] ldapsearch -f file doesn't work

Sergio Belkin sebelk at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 12:48:09 UTC 2009


2009/12/2 Sergio Belkin <sebelk at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> Firstly, system info:
>
> Linux mysystem 2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 #1 SMP Fri Nov 30 00:45:55 EST 2007
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
>
> I am running ldap on Centos with packages openldap-2.3.27-8.el5_2.4 y
> openldap-2.3.27-8.el5_2.4
> I'd want to perform a query that return one attribute. So I did
> something as follows:
>
>
> ldapsearch -W  -f qbis.ldif -D "cn=Manager,dc=palermo,dc=edu" -b
> "ou=people,dc=mydomain,dc=edu" -x  legajo
>
> (Where legajo is the filter)
>
> There is no problem with filter but wih the file "qbis.ldif" which contains:
>
>
> dn: uid=jdoe,ou=people,dc=mydomain,dc=edu
>
>
> Of course I could perform that query with no need of one file, but I
> need to get "legajo" from around 800 users so it would be nice to be
> able to use "-f file". I cannot do something like a "loop for" because
> it would ask me every time the Manager password.
>
> Am I doing something wrong or is a ldap bug?
>
> Thanks in advance!
> --

Ouch, I forget to comment what is the problem, well the problem is
that query returns all database entries (onlt it works the filter) but
doesn't honor "-f file" at all. So that was my question, what's wrong
with that option?

Thanks in advance again :)



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