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LDAP_FIRST_REFERENCE(3) Library Functions Manual LDAP_FIRST_REFERENCE(3)

NAME         top

       ldap_first_reference, ldap_next_reference, ldap_count_references
       - Stepping through continuation references in a result chain

LIBRARY         top

       OpenLDAP LDAP (libldap, -lldap)

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <ldap.h>

       int ldap_count_references( LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *result )

       LDAPMessage *ldap_first_reference( LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *result )

       LDAPMessage *ldap_next_reference( LDAP *ld, LDAPMessage *reference )

DESCRIPTION         top

       These routines are used to step through the continuation
       references in a result chain received from ldap_result(3) or the
       synchronous LDAP search operation routines.

       The ldap_first_reference() routine is used to retrieve the first
       reference message in a result chain.  It takes the result as
       returned by a call to ldap_result(3), ldap_search_s(3) or
       ldap_search_st(3) and returns a pointer to the first reference
       message in the result chain.

       This pointer should be supplied on a subsequent call to
       ldap_next_reference() to get the next reference message, the
       result of which should be supplied to the next call to
       ldap_next_reference(), etc.  ldap_next_reference() will return
       NULL when there are no more reference messages.  The reference
       messages returned from these calls are used by
       ldap_parse_reference(3) to extract referrals and controls.

       A count of the number of reference messages in the search result
       can be obtained by calling ldap_count_references().  It can also
       be used to count the number of reference messages remaining in a
       result chain.

ERRORS         top

       If an error occurs in ldap_first_reference() or
       ldap_next_reference(), NULL is returned.  If an error occurs in
       ldap_count_references(), -1 is returned.

SEE ALSO         top

       ldap(3), ldap_result(3), ldap_search(3), ldap_parse_reference(3)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS         top

       OpenLDAP Software is developed and maintained by The OpenLDAP
       Project <http://www.openldap.org/>.  OpenLDAP Software is derived
       from the University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.

COLOPHON         top

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