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DSFW: No results for ldapsearch with filter: '(&(objectcategory=organizationalunit)(Name=*))'

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Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (OES11SP1)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES11)
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 SP3 (OES2SP3)
Domain Services for Windows


Execute the following ldapsarch against a DSfW OES11SP1 Domain Controller:

ldapsearch -x -D cn=administrator,cn=users,dc=oes11sp1,dc=com -w novell -b
dc=oes11sp1,dc=com '(&(objectcategory=organizationalunit)(Name=*))'

Please note the results:

# extended LDIF
# LDAPv3
# base <dc=oes11sp1,dc=com> with scope subtree
# filter: (&(objectcategory=organizationalunit)(Name=*))
# requesting: ALL

# search reference
ref: ldap://,dc=oes11sp1,dc=com??sub

# search result
search: 2
result: 0 Success

# numResponses: 2
# numReferences: 1

The same query on a 2003 or 2008 AD domain returns organizational units


Resolved in July Maintenance Patch


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  • Document ID:7013056
  • Creation Date:15-AUG-13
  • Modified Date:15-AUG-13
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • NetIQeDirectory

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