UTF-8 and LDAP

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Thu Feb 28 13:46:03 GMT 2002

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 08:04:44AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >
> > One final question.  Where is it stated that LDAP must be UTF8?
> >
> > I'm just a bit worried that it might not be fixed in stone.
> >
> > (in which case we get a 'ldap charset' as well).
> It's defined in the protocol spec on the wire I recall (check the
> LDAP RFC's to be sure, but I'm pretty sure it's in there).

The only referece I saw in the RFC I looked at (and it might not have
been the right one) is that LDAP chars must be in a certain range, but
didn't specify how other chars should be encoded.

Andrew Bartlett

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