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Microsoft KB Archive/249163

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XADM: LDAP Commands Seen in a Network Trace

Article ID: 249163

Article Last Modified on 10/27/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q249163

SUMMARY

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) consists of 16 commands, 8 requests and 8 responses. An LDAP client makes a request to which the server responds. The following is a list of the LDAP commands:

  • BindRequest

    This request initiates a session with the server. A session must be opened before any directory functions can occur.

  • BindResponse

    This response either allows or denies the bind request.

  • UnbindRequest

    This request terminates a session with the server. No response is required.

  • SearchRequest

    This request initiates a search for a specific entry in the directory.

  • SearchResponse

    This response sends the search result to the client.

  • ModifyRequest

    This is a request to modify a directory entry.

  • ModifyResponse

    This response sends the result of a requested modification.

  • AddRequest

    This is a request to add a directory entry.

  • AddResponse

    This response sends the result of a request to add a directory entry.

  • DelRequest

    This is a request made by the client to delete a directory entry.

  • DelResponse

    This response sends the result of a delete request.

  • ModifyRDNRequest

    This is a request made by the client to modify the Relative Distinguished Name (RDN) of a directory object.

  • ModifyRDNResponse

    This is a response sent by the server to the client with the result of a requested RDN modification.

  • CompareDNRequest

    This is a request made by the client to compare a string with the Distinguished Name (DN) of a directory object.

  • CompareDNResponse

    This is a response sent by the server to the client with the result of a DN comparison.

  • AbandonRequest

    This is a request made by the client to instruct the server to abandon a request that is outstanding. No response is required from the server.


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