Problems binding to LDAP

kevin wright <>
Mon, 06 Nov 2006 22:44:21 GMT
Hi Guys,

I am having problems trying to bind an object to an OpenLdap server (Fedora Linux). I
connect to the server ok but when I try and bind my object I get the following
error message:

javax.naming.OperationNotSupportedException: [LDAP: error code 53 - no global
superior knowledge]; remaining name 'cn=Current'
Naming exception thrown

Having searched on Google I feel that the problem might be that I
am not telling Ldap where to place my entry, but I'm not sure.

Source code is below:

Any thoughts?

Kevin Wright.

import java.util.*;
import javax.naming.*;

class Robot implements Serializable{


public class TestLdap{

    public static void main(String[] args){
        Hashtable env = new Hashtable();

        DirContext ctx = new InitialDirContext(env);
        // Try to bind something to the name.
        //Attributes attrs = new BasicAttributes(true);
        //Attribute objclass = new BasicAttribute("objectclass");
        //attrs.put("hobby", "computing");
            System.out.println("try and do the bind");
        Robot r = new Robot();
        ctx.bind("cn=Current", r );

        catch(NamingException ne){
            System.err.println( ne );
            System.err.println("Naming exception thrown");



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