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Searching down an LDAP tree

 
Steve Wood
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Hi guys,

We have the following query:

(&(objectcategory=group)(member=cn=User Name,ou=MyCompany,dc=mycompany,dc=com))

But when we run it (against Active Directory), it only searches for users in root ou folder (i.e. MyCompany). We have a whole bunch of ou's under this, but it doesn't search down the tree - it only searches that immediate folder.

Any ideas?

As a result, if the user isn't in MyCompany, but perhaps in a sub-folder, they aren't found - which is a bit limiting!

I'm not sure if this is active directory or just plain LDAP.

Help is greatly appreciated.

Cheers,

Steve
 
Nitesh Kant
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If you are making the ldap search request using jndi, you would have to use Subtree Search scope in the search control.
This will enable search in subtrees also.
 
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