Linux, Python 2.5.2, serverless binding LDAP?

alex23 wuwei23 at
Fri Nov 13 02:01:47 CET 2009

On Nov 13, 10:47 am, Kevin Cole <dc.l... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently asked our IT department how to gain access to an
> addressbook.  After carefully explaining that I was on a Linux system
> using Python, I got the reply:
> "You should use our LDAP. With LDAP you can pull any data you want
> from Active Directory. On our network, the serverless binding address
> for our LDAP is ldap://dc=...,dc=...,dc=...,dc=..."
> with the actual "..." filled in.
> I don't know squat about LDAP, but installed the python-ldap deb, and
> started glancing at the documentation on-line. I didn't see anything
> obvious for working with the URI above.  Can I work w/ it?  If so, a
> short example, please?
> Thanx.

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