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Bitmask searches in LDAP, or How to exclude disabled users..

September 3, 2009 3 comments

Following on from my post on Bindings and connector settings, I thought I’d expand on how to use bit-mask searches in the connector Object filter.

Bit-masks are not complex for those who know Boolean arithmetic, and there are a million resources on the web to teach you that, but how to use them in an Active Directory search is obtuse to say the least.

To do a boolean  “AND” search, you use the tag “1.2.840.113556.1.4.803”, to do “OR” the tag is “1.2.840.113556.1.4.804”.

Easy eh? I guess I should give you a practical example. Read more…