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The easiest way is to use a regular expression.
my $dn = 'corpid=xxxxxx,ou=people,o=corp'; my ($ou) = $dn =~ /ou=([^,]*)/; print "ou = $ou\n";
You could also create a hash of the tokens like this if you need to test other values:
my $dn = 'corpid=xxxxxx,ou=people,o=corp'; my %tokens = map {split /=/} split /,/, $dn; print "ou = $tokens{ou}\n";
This approach first splits the $dn variable into pairs of this form:
It then splits each of those pairs by the '=', which results in this list:
Which is equivalent to defining a hash like this:
my %tokens = ( corpid => 'xxxxxx', ou => 'people', o => 'corp', );

In reply to Re: How do I get only one item out of attribute? by imp
in thread How do I get only one item out of attribute? by mr_evans2u

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