ldapwhoami - LDAP who am i? tool


   ldapwhoami  [-V[V]]  [-d debuglevel]  [-n]  [-v]  [-x] [-D binddn] [-W]
   [-w passwd] [-y passwdfile]  [-H ldapuri]  [-h ldaphost]  [-p ldapport]
   [-e [!]ext[=extparam]]    [-E [!]ext[=extparam]]    [-o opt[=optparam]]
   [-O security-properties]  [-I]  [-Q]   [-N]   [-U authcid]   [-R realm]
   [-X authzid] [-Y mech] [-Z[Z]]


   ldapwhoami implements the LDAP "Who Am I?" extended operation.

   ldapwhoami  opens a connection to an LDAP server, binds, and performs a
   whoami operation.


   -V[V]  Print  version  info.   If  -VV  is  given,  only  the   version
          information is printed.

   -d debuglevel
          Set  the LDAP debugging level to debuglevel.  ldapwhoami must be
          compiled with LDAP_DEBUG defined for this  option  to  have  any

   -n     Show  what  would be done, but don't actually perform the whoami
          operation.  Useful for debugging in conjunction with -v.

   -v     Run in verbose mode, with many diagnostics written  to  standard

   -x     Use simple authentication instead of SASL.

   -D binddn
          Use the Distinguished Name binddn to bind to the LDAP directory.
          For SASL binds, the server is expected to ignore this value.

   -W     Prompt for simple  authentication.   This  is  used  instead  of
          specifying the password on the command line.

   -w passwd
          Use passwd as the password for simple authentication.

   -y passwdfile
          Use  complete  contents of passwdfile as the password for simple

   -H ldapuri
          Specify  URI(s)  referring  to  the  ldap  server(s);  only  the
          protocol/host/port  fields are allowed; a list of URI, separated
          by whitespace or commas is expected.

   -h ldaphost
          Specify an alternate host on which the ldap server  is  running.
          Deprecated in favor of -H.

   -p ldapport
          Specify   an  alternate  TCP  port  where  the  ldap  server  is
          listening.  Deprecated in favor of -H.

   -e [!]ext[=extparam]

   -E [!]ext[=extparam]

          Specify general extensions with -e and  whoami  extensions  with
          -E.  ! indicates criticality.

          General extensions:
            [!]assert=<filter>    (an RFC 4515 Filter)
            !authzid=<authzid>    ("dn:<dn>" or "u:<user>")
            [!]bauthzid           (RFC 3829 authzid control)
            [!]postread[=<attrs>] (a comma-separated attribute list)
            [!]preread[=<attrs>]  (a comma-separated attribute list)
            abandon,cancel,ignore (SIGINT sends abandon/cancel,
            or ignores response; if critical, doesn't wait for SIGINT.
            not really controls)

          WhoAmI extensions:

   -o opt[=optparam]

          Specify general options.

          General options:
            nettimeout=<timeout>  (in seconds, or "none" or "max")
            ldif-wrap=<width>     (in columns, or "no" for no wrapping)

   -O security-properties
          Specify SASL security properties.

   -I     Enable  SASL  Interactive  mode.   Always prompt.  Default is to
          prompt only as needed.

   -Q     Enable SASL Quiet mode.  Never prompt.

   -N     Do not use reverse DNS to canonicalize SASL host name.

   -U authcid
          Specify the authentication ID for SASL bind. The form of the  ID
          depends on the actual SASL mechanism used.

   -R realm
          Specify  the  realm of authentication ID for SASL bind. The form
          of the realm depends on the actual SASL mechanism used.

   -X authzid
          Specify the requested authorization ID for SASL  bind.   authzid
          must be one of the following formats: dn:<distinguished name> or

   -Y mech
          Specify the SASL mechanism to be  used  for  authentication.  If
          it's  not  specified, the program will choose the best mechanism
          the server knows.

   -Z[Z]  Issue StartTLS (Transport Layer Security) extended operation. If
          you  use  -ZZ,  the  command  will  require  the operation to be


       ldapwhoami -x -D "cn=Manager,dc=example,dc=com" -W


   ldap.conf(5), ldap(3), ldap_extended_operation(3)


   The OpenLDAP Project <http://www.openldap.org/>


   OpenLDAP Software is developed and maintained by The  OpenLDAP  Project
   <http://www.openldap.org/>.    OpenLDAP   Software   is   derived  from
   University of Michigan LDAP 3.3 Release.


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