Json2Ldap now supports paged LDAP search results

Yesterday I got another update of Json2Ldap out, under version 1.7. So what’s in it? The major news is the added support for the LDAP extension (RFC 2696) for paged search results. Usage of search requests that return potentially thousands of matches is not uncommon, as some recent Json2Ldap applications have demonstrated. Directory servers, however, […]

Which LDAP servers support paged results?

For a new customer project utilising the Json2Ldap gateway/proxy I consider adding support for the simple paged results LDAP control. This extension, defined in RFC 2696, allows the client to request search results to be split into “pages” of a specified size. Useful in situations when potentially large result sets are expected, typically over 100 […]

Ajax style LDAP access

Ajax-style directory access is easy with Json2Ldap. What you need: A Json2Ldap installation to take in directory requests in the form of JSON messages and translate them to the binary LDAP protocol (and then back). An LDAP v3 compatible directory server, such as OpenLDAP, Microsoft Active Directory, IBM Tivoli Directory Server or Novell eDirectory. A […]

LDAP web service software updated

Json2Ldap 1.4, released yesterday, simplifies its JSON-RPC 2.0 API to become an even friendlier web service for working with LDAP compatible back-end directories. The calls to make plain, secure and default LDAP connections are now merged into a single RPC method named ldap.connect. To make a connection to the default LDAP server (specified in the […]