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LDAP LDIF format to XML

by Binford (Sexton)
on Jul 02, 2007 at 17:14 UTC ( #624513=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Binford has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

So I have been tasked (or rather, I stupidly volunteered) to help with the conversion of our LDAP users and groups to XML format for a enterprise application that needs it. After a lot of research, I decided that using a combination of Net::LDAP::LDIF with XML::Writer seemed to be the most straightforward but I am hoping that is wrong and someone here knows A BETTER WAY? Mainly cause taking the values of the read_entry() object in LDIF, is still very awkward for each of the disparate elements to be broken up into the large # of XML tags? If these two modules is the best way, does anyone know where there might be some example code that uses them for best effect?

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Re: LDAP LDIF format to XML
by ghenry (Vicar) on Aug 10, 2007 at 11:08 UTC

    What about DSML?

    They are plenty of tools for that.

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Re: LDAP LDIF format to XML
by andreas1234567 (Vicar) on Aug 10, 2007 at 11:40 UTC

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