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ldap_modify_ext_s(3ldap) [opensolaris man page]

ldap_modify(3LDAP)					      LDAP Library Functions						ldap_modify(3LDAP)

NAME
ldap_modify, ldap_modify_s, ldap_mods_free, ldap_modify_ext, ldap_modify_ext_s - LDAP entry modification functions SYNOPSIS
cc[ flag... ] file... -lldap[ library... ] #include <lber.h> #include <ldap.h> int ldap_modify(LDAP *ld, char *dn, LDAPMod *mods[]); int ldap_modify_s(LDAP *ld, char *dn, LDAPMod *mods[]); void ldap_mods_free(LDAPMod **mods, int freemods); int ldap_modify_ext(LDAP *ld, char *dn, LDAPMod **mods, LDAPControl **serverctrls, LDAPControl **clientctrls, int *msgidp); int ldap_modify_ext_s(LDAP *ld, char *dn, LDAPMod **mods, LDAPControl **serverctrls, LDAPControl **clientctrls); DESCRIPTION
The function ldap_modify_s() is used to perform an LDAP modify operation. dn is the DN of the entry to modify, and mods is a null-termi- nated array of modifications to make to the entry. Each element of the mods array is a pointer to an LDAPMod structure, which is defined below. typedef struct ldapmod { int mod_op; char *mod_type; union { char **modv_strvals; struct berval **modv_bvals; } mod_vals; } LDAPMod; #define mod_values mod_vals.modv_strvals #define mod_bvalues mod_vals.modv_bvals The mod_op field is used to specify the type of modification to perform and should be one of LDAP_MOD_ADD, LDAP_MOD_DELETE, or LDAP_MOD_REPLACE. The mod_type and mod_values fields specify the attribute type to modify and a null-terminated array of values to add, delete, or replace respectively. If you need to specify a non-string value (for example, to add a photo or audio attribute value), you should set mod_op to the logical OR of the operation as above (for example, LDAP_MOD_REPLACE) and the constant LDAP_MOD_BVALUES. In this case, mod_bvalues should be used instead of mod_values, and it should point to a null-terminated array of struct bervals, as defined in <lber.h>. For LDAP_MOD_ADD modifications, the given values are added to the entry, creating the attribute if necessary. For LDAP_MOD_DELETE modi- fications, the given values are deleted from the entry, removing the attribute if no values remain. If the entire attribute is to be deleted, the mod_values field should be set to NULL. For LDAP_MOD_REPLACE modifications, the attribute will have the listed values after the modification, having been created if necessary. All modifications are performed in the order in which they are listed. ldap_modify_s() returns the LDAP error code resulting from the modify operation. The ldap_modify() operation works the same way as ldap_modify_s(), except that it is asynchronous, returning the message id of the request it initiates, or -1 on error. The result of the operation can be obtained by calling ldap_result(3LDAP). ldap_mods_free() can be used to free each element of a null-terminated array of mod structures. If freemods is non-zero, the mods pointer itself is freed as well. The ldap_modify_ext() function initiates an asynchronous modify operation and returns LDAP_SUCCESS if the request was successfully sent to the server, or else it returns a LDAP error code if not. See ldap_error(3LDAP). If successful, ldap_modify_ext() places the message id of the request in *msgidp. A subsequent call to ldap_result(3LDAP), can be used to obtain the result of the add request. The ldap_modify_ext_s() function initiates a synchronous modify operation and returns the result of the operation itself. ERRORS
ldap_modify_s() returns an LDAP error code, either LDAP_SUCCESS or an error. See ldap_error(3LDAP). ldap_modify() returns -1 in case of trouble, setting the error field of ld. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for a description of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |Availability |SUNWcsl (32-bit) | | |SUNWcslx (64-bit) | |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ldap(3LDAP), ldap_add(3LDAP), ldap_error(3LDAP), ldap_get_option(3LDAP), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 28 Jan 2002 ldap_modify(3LDAP)

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