Criticality and control types in ldap?

Gerald Carter jerry at
Fri Feb 1 19:36:02 GMT 2002

On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Jim McDonough wrote:

> Ok, I've hit a stumbling block on publishing printer info.  Anyone know
> how to set what netmon calls "criticality" and "control type" in an LDAP
> request?  Or where I can look it up?

See the LDAP v3 spec in RFC 2251.  A control is like an adjective for a 
specific instance of an LDAP command.  The criticality is whether or not 
server support for the control is mandatory for the success of the 
command.  Also extended operations such as the StartTLS command in 

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