LDAPConnector aggregate matching DNs?

Brent Putman putmanb at georgetown.edu
Fri Aug 7 17:13:54 UTC 2020

On 8/7/20 12:04 PM, Zach Hanson-Hart wrote:
> Hello list!
> I have a use case to grab the DNs of all of the matching entries on 
> an LDAPConnector.  These are groups with membership containing the 
> principalName from the requestContext, but the users do not have 
> entries in the directory.  It is an OpenLDAP directory.  I've tried 
> various things for ReturnAttributes, like 1.1, dn, distinguishedName 
> just as a shot in the dark.
> The entries have objectClass organizationalUnit and eduMember.  I 
> have no problem getting the OU of the entries as an IDP attribute and 
> releasing it.  But I can't get DNs 🙁

Since it's OpenLDAP you can probably take advantage of operational 
attributes.  Specify "+" in ReturnAttributes (in addition to whatever 
other attribs you want), and you should see it return entryDN as a 
regular attribute of each returned object. See:


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