What makes this tool unique is that it can handle attributes that have multiple values. The administrator specifies the attributes and the maximum count for each one. The program discards values that exceed the count and provides null values for attributes that don’t match the maximum count. You run the utility like this:
ldap2csv.pl -h < host> -D < user> -w < password> -b < base> -f < attributes file> < filter>
ldap2csv.pl -h 192.168.1.2 -D cn=admin,o=novell -w novell -b ou=people,o=novell -f attrs.txt objectclass=user
Here’s an example attributes file:
Platforms: I’ve tested it on SLES9 and NetWare 6.5.
Disclaimer: As with everything else at NetIQ Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by NetIQ, so Customer Support will not be able to help you if it has any adverse effect on your environment. It just worked for at least one person, and perhaps it will be useful for you too. Be sure to test in a non-production environment.