Unsolicited Notification

Overview #

An Unsolicited Notification is a type of Extended Request message that is special in that the server generates this kind of message without any corresponding request from the client. It may be used to notify the client of some important information.

The only known Unsolicited Notification that we are aware of is the Notice Of Disconnection, which can be used to inform the client that the server is closing the connection. The

The Unsolicited Notification is of an advisory nature, and the server will not expect any response to be returned from the client.

The Unsolicited Notification is structured as an LDAP Message in which the messageID is zero and LDAP Protocol Mechanism is set to the Extended Response. The responseName field of the Extended Response always contains an OID that is unique for this notification.

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