Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
LDAP was developed as simple access protocol for X.500 databases.
TODO: - Add example traffic here (as plain text or Wireshark screenshot).
The LDAP dissector is (fully functional).
TODO: - Add links to preference settings affecting how LDAP is dissected.
Example capture file
SampleCaptures/ldap-controls-dirsync-01.cap Sample LDAP PDU with DIRSYNC CONTROLS
SampleCaptures/ldap-krb5-sign-seal-01.cap Sample GSSAPI-KRB5 signed and sealed LDAP PDU
A complete list of LDAP display filter fields can be found in the LDAP display filter reference
Show only the LDAP based traffic:
You cannot directly filter LDAP protocols while capturing. However, if you know the TCP port used (see above), you can filter on that one.
Capture LDAP traffic over the default port (389):
tcp port 389
LDAPv3 current - RFC 4510 and following
Additional links can be found here: http://www.mozilla.org/directory/standards.html