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Getting an Attribute's Schema from the Directory


import java.util.Hashtable;

import javax.naming.Context;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    Hashtable<String, String> env = new Hashtable<String, String>();
    env.put(Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY, "com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory");
    env.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL, "yourURL");

    DirContext ctx = new InitialDirContext(env);

    // Get an attribute of that type
    Attributes attrs = ctx.getAttributes("cn=YourName, ou=People", new String[] { "cn" });
    Attribute cnAttr = attrs.get("cn");

    // Get its attribute definition
    DirContext cnSchema = cnAttr.getAttributeDefinition();

    // Get cnSchema's attributes
    Attributes cnAttrs = cnSchema.getAttributes("");


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5.Adding a Binding with Attributes to the Directory
6.Performing a Basic Directory Search
7.Searching the Directory by Using a Search Filter
8.Searching a Subtree in the Directory
9.Cancelling a Directory Search
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11.Authenticating to the Directory
12.Registering for Namespace Changes in the Directory
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