[thelist] ColdFusion, LDAP, and binary data

Matt Liotta mliotta at r337.com
Mon May 6 13:05:12 CDT 2002

Checkout CF's built-in functions for dealing with binary data,
ToString(), ToBase64(), and ToBinary().


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> On Behalf Of Karl Nelson
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> Subject: [thelist] ColdFusion, LDAP, and binary data
> To any ColdFusion gurus out there,
> I'm using cfldap to authenticate users (Active Directory, Win2k).  I'd
> also like to pull each user's objectGUID out through LDAP as a way to
> uniquely identify the user.  The problem is that objectGUID is stored
> the Active Directory as binary data.  When its returned to me via
> its no longer binary data--just a string of garbage.  Does anyone know
> way to get binary data from cfldap?  Or convert objectGUID to a string
> before cfdlap gets it?
> thanks,
> Karl
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