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Old 03-26-2008, 07:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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BES 4.14, Exchange.

From reading RIM's KBs on changing the lookup to use LDAP queries they don't specify that it's intended to work only with a Domain Controller with Global Catalog. But I believe this is what they intended.

I attempted to point the LDAP lookup queries to 3 other LDAP servers in our company, from Domino, to a Netscape product etc, and all queries return nothing. I point it back to a DC, and it returns something.

Has anyone gotten LDAP to work off something OTHER than a Domain Controller?

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no doubt because the directories you are searching do not contain the correct schema or attributes that BES is asking for.

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If I do a lookup of 'John Doe', to a non-windows LDAP server, i expected it to return something.

I guess I'm assuming that the LDAP standard has a set of attributes that are expected to be the same across all flavors of LDAP servers. Too much to assume?

I mean, wouldn't there be a generic attribute for the primary email address, and probably others like telephone etc? I expected the lookup to simply fetch was was available under the given lookup criteria.
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