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Read photo LDAP Attribut as a String

Read photo LDAP Attribut as a String

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Hello,
I need to write an application which read the value from active directory "photo" attribut.I have to get the value of this attribut.
This value contains the path of the image file like:
"http://myserver/cn=test\_ user_ou=users_ou=ham_ou=reu_dc=test-ad_dc=test.jpg"
My code is:

String searchFilter = "(&(objectClass=user)(" + searchPara + "=" + searchText + "))";
NamingEnumeration<SearchResult> search = ctx.search("DC=hsdg-ad,DC=int", searchFilter, searchControls);
while (search.hasMoreElements()) {
                try {  
                    User userData = new User();
                    result searchResult = search.nextElement();
               String test = result.getAttributes().get(PHOTO).get().toString()

// hier I like to put this value into a String "test" but I get that like "*** test: [B@1569009"
        }
}

Can somebody tell me how can I read the photo attribute value and get the value like "http://myserver/cn=test\_ user_ou=users_ou=ham_ou=reu_dc=test-ad_dc=test.jpg"?


Thank you in advance!
 

RE: Read photo LDAP Attribut as a String

Well, this part of your code

CODE

result.getAttributes().get(PHOTO).get()

is returning an Object, but not a String so if you call toString will get that output.

You could try  

CODE

result.getAttributes().get(PHOTO).size()
to see wether it's a simple or complex attribute and

CODE

result.getAttributes().get(PHOTO).class
to see what class it is.
 

Cheers,
Dian

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