This function is only available in CFEngine Enterprise.

Prototype: ldaplist(uri, dn, filter, record, scope, security)

Return type: slist

The return value is cached.

Description: Returns a list with all named values from multiple ldap records.

This function retrieves a single field from all matching LDAP records identified by the search parameters.


  • uri: string - URI - in the range: .*
  • dn: string - Distinguished name - in the range: .*
  • filter: string - Filter - in the range: .*
  • record: string - Record name - in the range: .*
  • scope: - Search scope policy - one of
    • subtree
    • onelevel
    • base
  • security: - Security level - one of
    • none
    • ssl
    • sasl

dn specifies the distinguished name, an ldap formatted name built from components, e.g. "dc=cfengine,dc=com". filter is an ldap search, e.g. "(sn=User)", and record is the name of the single record to be retrieved, e.g. uid. Which security values are supported depends on machine and server capabilities.



   # Get all matching values for "uid" - should be a single record match

  "list" slist =>  ldaplist(