Internal Attributs

Michael Ströder michael at
Mon Aug 10 17:57:22 CEST 2009

Nicolas EISEN wrote:
> I need to get internal attributs (createTimeStamp, modifyTimestamp, 
> ...).

You mean operational attributes. With OpenLDAP server you have to either
explicitly request them or use '+' in the attribute list.

> res = l.search_s("dc=toph,dc=com", ldap.SCOPE_SUBTREE, "objectclass=*", None, 0);
None implies attrs=['*'] but should be
attrs=['*','+'] or attrs=['*','createTimeStamp','modifyTimestamp']

> I try this script on my system, and I don't have this attributs. But 
> with phpLDAPadmin or in command line, I can get it :
>     ldapsearch -D "uid=LDAP Admin,ou=System Accounts,dc=toph,dc=com" -W -b "dc=toph,dc=com" "uid=user1" '*' '+'

So why didn't you try to exactly implement this search in python-ldap?

Ciao, Michael.

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