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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: All User Attribures ("*") bug
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2005 14:01:05 GMT
Kirill Kovalenko wrote:

>The ADS 0.9.1 does not support fetching all user attributes via "*" (all
>user attributes). 
>Here is an extract of RFC2251 (section 4.5.1):
>   - attributes: A list of the attributes to be returned from each entry
>     which matches the search filter. There are two special values which
>     may be used: an empty list with no attributes, and the attribute
>     description string "*".  Both of these signify that all user
>     attributes are to be returned.  (The "*" allows the client to
>     request all user attributes in addition to specific operational
>     attributes).
>Should I open a bug?
Yeah this is a pretty bad bug to have.  Sorry about that we need to get 
right on a long list of bugs that have been collecting up as we have 
added new features and refactored the server.

>For those of you who use Softerra LDAP Administrator and want be able to see
>both user and operational attributes you need open advanced profile
>properties (Profiles Properties->LDAP Settings->Advances->Miscellaneous) and
>turn on the "Force compatibility with the LDAPv2." checkbox. 
I had not but this gives me the opportunity to start playing with it.


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