How to do it...

We will use the ldap3 library and import Server, Connection, and ALL modules from it. ldap3 offers an object-oriented access to the directory servers of LDAP.

Listing 11.6 connects to a remote LDAP server and retrieves the server information and schema as follows:

#!/usr/bin/env python 
# Python Network Programming Cookbook, Second Edition   -- Chapter - 11 
# This program is optimized for Python 2.7.12 and  Python 3.5.2. 
# It may run on any other version with/without  modifications. 
import argparse 
from ldap3 import Server, Connection, ALL 
def main(address): 
    # Create the Server object with the given address. 
    # Get ALL information. 
    server = Server(address, get_info=ALL) 
    #Create a connection object, and bind with auto bind set to ...

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