[python-ldap] Sizelimit in search

Michael Ströder michael at stroeder.com
Mon Oct 24 20:55:03 CEST 2011

Pietro Bertera wrote:
> Using python-ldap I realized that option OPT_SIZELIMIT during search
> are ignored.
> There is a mistake in my code or OPT_SIZELIMIT is unimplemented in search ?
> How can I limit the search results without using paging searches ?

Use the key-word argument sizelimit:


If you actually want to retrieve the partial results until
ldap.SIZELIMIT_EXCEEDED is raised you have to use the async search method and
retrieve the results as they come. You also might want to use ldap.resiter for


Ciao, Michael.

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