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ldap_bind

Bind to LDAP directory (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool ldap_bind ( resource link_identifier [, string bind_rdn [, string bind_password]] )

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 1111. 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 1112. 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...";
   }

}

?>