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LDAP search sort multiple attributes
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yn2000
2021-02-02 16:47:35 UTC
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Hi there,
On TDI v7.1.1 FP8, LDAP Connector connecting to TDS v6.3, where Equality, Ordering, and SubString are configured, it seems that LDAP search with multiple attributes sorting does not work.
Sort Attribute: sn --> work
Sort Attribute: givenName --> work
Sort Attribute: -sn --> minus for descending sort, does not work
Sort Attribute: sn givenName --> space delimited, does not work
Is it syntax error, such as using different delimiter? Or other avenue is recommended?
Thanks. YN.
Jens Thomassen
2021-02-03 02:32:01 UTC
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Currently, you cannot do search with multiple attributes in the LDAP Connector.
If needed, contact your IBM TDI L2 representative and ask them to help you with a feature request.

To do a descending sort, add this line of code e.g. in the 'After Initialization' hook in your LDAP Connector,
or before you want sorting to be applied:

thisConnector.getConnector().setSortControl('sn', false, 0); // Parameters: attrName, ascending, sizeLimit

This will be used until removed or changed. You can remove the sort control using
thisConnector.getConnector().setSortControl(null, false, 0);

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