( resource link_identifier, string base_dn, string filter [, array attributes [, int attrsonly [, int sizelimit [, int timelimit [, int deref]]]]] )
Returns a search result identifier or FALSE on error.
ldap_read() performs the search for a
specified filter on the directory with the scope
LDAP_SCOPE_BASE. So it is equivalent to reading an entry from the
An empty filter is not allowed. If you want to retrieve
absolutely all information for this entry, use a filter of
"objectClass=*". If you know which entry types are used on the
directory server, you might use an appropriate filter such as
This call takes 5 optional parameters. See ldap_search()
These optional parameters were added in 4.0.2:
From 4.0.5 on it's also possible to do parallel searches. See
ldap_search() for details.