LDAP Browser

LDAP Search has a feature to allow you to browser the directory and see the attributes and values.  The LDAP Browser can be opened by clicking on the magnifying glass button at the end of the BaseDN field.  

The BaseDN field needs to contain the DN to be displayed, when the LDAP Browser button is pressed, the LDAP Browser window is shown, by default, LDAP browser is used to provide object selection, by double clicking on the required object and the BaseDN will be updated with the selection.  If the Shift key is held down while clicking on the LDAP Browser button then LDAP Browser is opened as separate window.  When LDAP Browser is opened, it will use settings of the delete and recycling server side controls, so these items will be displayed.

LDAP Browser has three panes. The left pane is used to browse the directory structure, the middle pane display the contents of the selected container in the left hand pane, while the right hand pane will display the attributes of the item selected in the left or middle pane. Double clicking on an item in the left or middle pane will return the DN of the object to LDAP Search BaseDN field.

LDAP Browser supports options that include, user defined columns for the middle pane, custom LDAP filter, and restrict the left pane to only display Containers and OrganizationalUnit objects, when this option is turned off, all objects are displayed in the left hand pane. The default number of items shown in the middle pane is limited to 2000, this limit can be changed by changing the the value in the Max Entries and press F5.  By default the right hand pane only shows attributes that have values, by deselecting the Only display attributes with values, all attributes associated to the object type are displayed.

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