directory/xpcom/base/public/nsILDAPServer.idl
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#include "nsISupports.idl"
#include "nsILDAPConnection.idl"

interface nsILDAPURL;

/**
 * this interface provides a way to store, retrieve and manipulate
 * information related to a specific LDAP server. This includes the
 * LDAP URL, as well as certain user specific data (e.g. credentials).
 *
 * The implementation of nsILDAPService relies heavily on this
 * interface, managing all LDAP connections (nsILDAPConnection).
 * The Service manages LDAP connections (connect and disconnect etc.),
 * using the information available from these LDAP Server objects.
 */


[scriptable, uuid(8aa717a4-1dd2-11b2-99c7-f01e2d449ded)]
interface nsILDAPServer : nsISupports {

    /**
     * unique identifier for this server, used (typically) to identify a
     * particular server object in a list of servers. This key can be
     * any "string", but in our case it will most likely be the same
     * identifier as used in a Mozilla preferences files.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    ran out of memory
     */
    attribute wstring key;

    /**
     * the password string used to bind to this server. An empty
     * string here implies binding as anonymous.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    ran out of memory
     */
    attribute AUTF8String password;

    /**
     * the user name to authenticate as. An empty string here would
     * imply binding as anonymous.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    ran out of memory
     */
    attribute AUTF8String username;

    /**
     * the bind DN (Distinguished Name).
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     * @exception NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY    ran out of memory
     */
    attribute AUTF8String binddn;

    /** maximum number of hits we want to accept from an LDAP search
     *  operation.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     */
    attribute unsigned long sizelimit;

    /**
     * the URL for this server.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer to GET method
     */
    attribute nsILDAPURL url;

    /**
     * protocol version to be used (see nsILDAPConnection.idl for constants)
     * Defaults to 3.
     *
     * @exception NS_ERROR_NULL_POINTER     NULL pointer passed to getter
     * @exception NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG      Invalid version passed to setter
     */
    attribute unsigned long protocolVersion;
};