Third-party documentation

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 Therefore some information might be outdated or links might be broken.

Python LDAP Applications articles by Matt Butcher

LDAP Programming in Python

Another article for getting started with python-ldap.

RFC 1823

The LDAP Application Program Interface, mainly for LDAPv2.


The 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.