oh come on. no ldapsearch? for serious now? on a nice box: # rpm -q --whatprovides /usr/bin/ldapsearch openldap-clients oh okay. # yum install openldap-clients let's try something simple... authenticated bind: ldapsearch -h ldap.no.where.org -p 389 -x -D "cn=admin,dc=no,dc=where,dc=org" -b "dc=no,dc=where,dc=org" -w comp\!\!plex stupid admin and his bangs in passwords <- oh wait. that's me. heh. unauthenticated bind ldapsearch -h ldap.no.where.org -p 389 -x -b "dc=no,dc=where,dc=org" oh hey, what's up with no lsof on these systems... you know who you are.