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Module for Python 3 to access LDAP directory servers.

Project Description

This is a module for handling LDAP operations in Python. Uses libldap2 on Unix platforms and WinLDAP on Microsoft Windows. LDAP entries are mapped to a special Python case-insensitive dictionary, tracking the changes of the dictionary to modify the entry on the server easily.

Support only Python 3.3 or newer, and LDAPv3.

Requirements for building

  • python3.3-dev or newer
  • libldap2-dev
  • libsasl2-dev

Features

  • Uses LDAP libraries (OpenLDAP and WinLDAP) written in C for faster processing.
  • Simple pythonic design.
  • Implements an own dictionary-like object for mapping LDAP entries that makes easier to add and modify them.
  • Works with various asynchronous library (like asyncio, gevent).

Example

Simple search and modify:

import bonsai

client = bonsai.LDAPClient("ldap://localhost")
client.set_credentials("SIMPLE", ("cn=admin,dc=local", "secret"))
with client.connect() as conn:
    res = conn.search("ou=nerdherd,dc=local", 2, "(cn=chuck)")
    res[0]['givenname'] = "Charles"
    res[0]['sn'] = "Carmichael"
    res[0].modify()

Using with asnycio:

import asyncio
import bonsai

@asyncio.coroutine
def do():
    client = bonsai.LDAPClient("ldap://localhost")
    client.set_credentials("DIGEST-MD5", ("admin", "secret", None, None))
    with (yield from client.connect(async=True)) as conn:
        res = yield from conn.search("ou=nerdherd,dc=local", 2)
        print(res)
        who = yield from conn.whoami()
        print(who)

Documentation

Documentation is available online with a simple tutorial.

Changelog

Currently, you can read the changelog here.

Contribution

Any contributions and advices are welcome. Please report any issues at the GitHub page.

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.8.1

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0.8.0

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