Zend\Ldap

Usage Scenarios

Authentication scenarios

OpenLDAP

ActiveDirectory

Basic CRUD operations

Retrieving data from the LDAP

Getting an entry by its DN

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$hm = $ldap->getEntry('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local');
/*
$hm is an array of the following structure
array(
    'dn'          => 'cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local',
    'cn'          => array('Hugo Müller'),
    'sn'          => array('Müller'),
    'objectclass' => array('inetOrgPerson', 'top'),
    ...
)
*/

Check for the existence of a given DN

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$isThere = $ldap->exists('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local');

Count children of a given DN

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$childrenCount = $ldap->countChildren(
                            'cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local');
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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$result = $ldap->search('(objectclass=*)',
                        'ou=People,dc=my,dc=local',
                        Zend\Ldap\Ldap::SEARCH_SCOPE_ONE);
foreach ($result as $item) {
    echo $item["dn"] . ': ' . $item['cn'][0] . PHP_EOL;
}

Adding data to the LDAP

Add a new entry to the LDAP

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$entry = array();
Zend\Ldap\Attribute::setAttribute($entry, 'cn', 'Hans Meier');
Zend\Ldap\Attribute::setAttribute($entry, 'sn', 'Meier');
Zend\Ldap\Attribute::setAttribute($entry, 'objectClass', 'inetOrgPerson');
$ldap->add('cn=Hans Meier,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local', $entry);

Deleting from the LDAP

Delete an existing entry from the LDAP

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$ldap->delete('cn=Hans Meier,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local');

Updating the LDAP

Update an existing entry on the LDAP

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$hm = $ldap->getEntry('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local');
Zend\Ldap\Attribute::setAttribute($hm, 'mail', 'mueller@my.local');
Zend\Ldap\Attribute::setPassword($hm,
                                 'newPa$$w0rd',
                                 Zend\Ldap\Attribute::PASSWORD_HASH_SHA1);
$ldap->update('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local', $hm);

Extended operations

Copy and move entries in the LDAP

Copy a LDAP entry recursively with all its descendants

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$ldap->copy('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local',
            'cn=Hans Meier,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local',
            true);

Move a LDAP entry recursively with all its descendants to a different subtree

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$options = array(/* ... */);
$ldap = new Zend\Ldap\Ldap($options);
$ldap->bind();
$ldap->moveToSubtree('cn=Hugo Müller,ou=People,dc=my,dc=local',
                     'ou=Dismissed,dc=my,dc=local',
                     true);
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