[python-ldap] ReconnectLDAPObject and server controls in search results?

Michael Ströder michael at stroeder.com
Wed Dec 7 16:58:08 EST 2016

Jen Fong via python-ldap wrote:
> I now need to support fetching more results than is allowed by our
> server-side limit, so plan to use the SimplePagedResultsControl to fetch the
> results in pages.

Which LDAP server? Only MS AD has this strange behaviour of allowing to
circumvent search size limits with this control.

> However, I couldn't find in the documentation how to retrieve the resulting
> control cookie in order to progress to the next page when using
> LDAPObject.search_ext_s since it returns simply the list of results for the
> page. Is it possible to use SimplePagedResultsControls with
> ReconnectLDAPObject.search_ext_s ?

See Demo/page_control.py in the source tar.gz.

Ciao, Michael.

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