- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
ldapsearch does not show the expected values for strings that contain non-ASCII characters.
Set the following name with ldapmodify:
The ldapsearch will list the following result:
Decode the string as base64. For example use a command like this:
$ echo "VMO8bm5lcmhvZmY=" | base64 -d ; echo Tünnerhoff
If you want to display the string in BASE64 encoding, please use the command below:
ldapsearch -x -LLL | perl -MMIME::Base64 -MEncode=decode -n -00 -e 's/\n +//g;s/(?<=:: )(\S+)/decode("UTF-8",decode_base64($1))/eg;print'
There is no option for ldapsearch to decode the string automatically. ldapsearch would need to know how to display the decoded data, which could be a characterset not supported by the terminal or libraries.
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