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Directory collections

Introduction

A directory collection gathers data from a directory service such as ActiveDirectory or LDAP using Java's JNDI system. Funnelback uses a query (generally an LDAP style query) to select the desired directory entries, and each entry is saved as an XML file.

The directory collection is defined by the following properties:

Note that some directory servers are configured to limit the number of results which can be returned for a query. Since Funnelback must be allowed to gather a complete set of directory entries it may be necessary to configure your directory server to permit this. See OpenLDAP : Limits for documentation on configuring the OpenLDAP directory server to support this.

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