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Querying LDAP with PHP

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Greetings. So today I’m gonna write about stuff. Managing basic LDAP things with PHP, to be precise… Had a problem at work, that sometimes we do not receive information about new people when they get accepted. Because we don’t receive any information, we don’t always know what to import/create. Then those people come to us asking why they can’t log into computers and use Wifi, then we have to look them up in a outside Oracle DB and create a user like that. That’s a silly, repetitive and a daunting task. Some kinda tool to automate this had to be created so it could be integrated into our existing IT system as well.
I’m not gonna write about the tool, instead I’ll be writing about problems that came up adding users, creating groups and modifying attributes.
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