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Ambiguous Name Resolution (ANR) for LDAP

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Ambiguous Name Resolution (ANR) for LDAP

What is ANR? Ambiguous Name Resolution (ANR) is an efficient search algorithm associated with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) clients that allows for objects to be bound without complex search filters. ANR is useful when you are locating objects and attributes that may or may not be known by the client. A common use for ANR, for example, is in a situation in which a building name is known by the requesting client, but not the associated number. In this case, the physicalDeliveryOfficeName attribute may have a value of “Building 40” and a client might search for...

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