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LDAP: Comparison & Searching Information

The following notes may be useful when designing LDAP systems or client interfaces.

String Comparisons

When comparing strings DirectoryString, IA5String, PrintableString the following rules are used:

  1. leading and trailing whitespace is removed

  2. multiple whitespace is eliminated and replaced with a single whitespace

  3. for searches using form `= an approx index is required.

  4. for searches using form <= or >= an attribute ORDERING rule is required. Most attributes do not have it defined.



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intro
contents
1 objectives
big picture
2 concepts
3 ldap objects
quickstart
4 install ldap
5 samples
6 configuration
7 replica & refer
reference
8 ldif
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10 ldap api
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11 howtos
12 trouble
13 performance
14 ldap tools
security
15 security
appendices
notes & info
ldap resources
rfc's & x.500
glossary
ldap objects
change log

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