Modify Request


ModifyRequest is a LDAP Message used to update an existing LDAP Entry in the DIT.

The modify request LDAP Message is defined in RFC 4511 as follows:

ModifyRequest ::= [APPLICATION 6] SEQUENCE 
    object          LDAPDN,
    changes         SEQUENCE OF change SEQUENCE 
        operation       ENUMERATED 
            add     (0),
            delete  (1),
            replace (2),
        modification    PartialAttribute 

Fields of the Modify Request are:#

Modify Response#

Upon receipt of a Modify Request, the server attempts to perform the necessary modifications to the DIT and returns the result in a Modify Response. The server will return to the client a single Modify Response indicating either the successful completion of the DIT modification, or the reason that the modification failed.

LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF)#

Modify Request applies to LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) operation also.

For LDIF the modify ChangeType directive is used along with the LDAP ModifyRequest Operations directive.

The elements of the modify request include:

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