ldifsearch

ldifsearch — search LDIF with LDAP filters

Synopsis

ldifsearch {options} source filter [attributes …​]

Description

This utility can be used to perform search operations against entries contained in an LDIF file.

If standard input is used to specify source, end your input with EOF (Ctrl+D on UNIX, Ctrl+Z on Windows).

Options

The ldifsearch command takes the following options:

Command options:

-A | --typesOnly

Only retrieve attribute names but not their values. Default: false

-b | --baseDn {baseDN}

The base DN for the search. If no base DN is provided, then the root DSE will be used. Default:

-l | --timeLimit {timeLimit}

Maximum length of time in seconds to allow for the search. Default: 0

-o | --outputLdif {file}

Write search results to {file} instead of stdout. Default: stdout

-s | --searchScope {searchScope}

Search scope ('base', 'one', 'sub', or 'subordinates'). Note: 'subordinates' is an LDAP extension that might not work with all LDAP servers. Default: sub

-z | --sizeLimit {sizeLimit}

Maximum number of entries to return from the search. Default: 0

Utility input/output options:

-t | --wrapColumn {wrapColumn}

Maximum length of an output line (0 for no wrapping). Default: 0

General options:

-V | --version

Display Directory Server version information. Default: false

-H | --help

Display this usage information. Default: false

Exit Codes

0

The command completed successfully.

> 0

An error occurred.