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The following documents referenced are not written by python-ldap project members. Therefore some information might be outdated or links might be broken.

A series of articles by Matt Butcher about python-ldap:

LDAP Programming in Python
Another article for getting started with python-ldap.
Using LDAP from Java+Tomcat and Python+Zope
Includes ready-to-use worked examples to connect to an eDirectory sandbox via LDAP, Java or Python for non-encrypted and encrypted (SSL) connections.
RFC 1823
The LDAP Application Program Interface, mainly for LDAPv2.
This Internet draft of the discontinued IETF working group LDAPEXT is of interest here since the OpenLDAP 2 libs implement this (expired) draft.
It's worth to have a look at the manual pages and the Developer's FAQ.
VSLDAP Interoperability Test Suite.