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ldap_bind

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ldap_bindBind to LDAP directory

Description

bool ldap_bind ( resource $link_identifier [, string $bind_rdn = NULL [, string $bind_password = NULL ]] )

Binds to the LDAP directory with specified RDN and password.

Parameters

link_identifier

An LDAP link identifier, returned by ldap_connect().

bind_rdn

bind_password

If bind_rdn and bind_password are not specified, an anonymous bind is attempted.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 Using LDAP Bind

<?php

// using ldap bind
$ldaprdn  'uname';     // ldap rdn or dn
$ldappass 'password';  // associated password

// connect to ldap server
$ldapconn ldap_connect("ldap.example.com")
    or die(
"Could not connect to LDAP server.");

if (
$ldapconn) {

    
// binding to ldap server
    
$ldapbind ldap_bind($ldapconn$ldaprdn$ldappass);

    
// verify binding
    
if ($ldapbind) {
        echo 
"LDAP bind successful...";
    } else {
        echo 
"LDAP bind failed...";
    }

}

?>

Example #2 Using LDAP Bind Anonymously

<?php

//using ldap bind anonymously

// connect to ldap server
$ldapconn ldap_connect("ldap.example.com")
    or die(
"Could not connect to LDAP server.");

if (
$ldapconn) {

    
// binding anonymously
    
$ldapbind ldap_bind($ldapconn);

    if (
$ldapbind) {
        echo 
"LDAP bind anonymous successful...";
    } else {
        echo 
"LDAP bind anonymous failed...";
    }

}

?>

See Also

PHP Manual