LDAP Search : Free LDAP Directory Search Tool |
LDAP Search

Version: 6.0

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LDAP Search is FREE and simple tool for remotely searching the Directory servers such as eDirectory, Active Directory etc.


Directory server provides the most scalable, high-performance LDAP data store for critical information within the industry and serves as the foundation for the new generation of e-business applications and Web services.

In this context, LDAP Search makes it easy to remotely discover various information stored in these Directory servers. Also it can appear as very handy tool in troubleshooting any problems associated with LDAP Directory servers.

LDAPSearch works on all platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 10.

LDAP Search is one of the easiest, fastest and lovely tool for searching Directory servers. It provides various options to tweak the search queries thus making the search operation more efficient.

Here are some of the special features of LDAPSearch...
  • Supports both normal LDAP ( port 389) as well as LDAPSSL ( port 636 ) protocol. Also user can specify custom port in case the target server is running on non standard port.

  • Allows user to specify server certificate during SSL connection. This is useful when server requires client to use previously granted certificate for identification.

  • Authentication credentials can be provided with ease. In case of anonymous connection , default username and password is blank. However you can specify other usernames such as "anonymous" for the anonymous connection especially for Active Directory.

  • Following search options can be used to customize the query to get effective results.

    • Base DN: Indicates the sub object for search operation. Base DN must follow the LDAP naming convention in specifying the DN name. Keep it blank to search from root object.

    • Filter: Specifies the type of object to be searched.

    • Attributes: Custom attributes can be specified so as to cut down the search result. For retrieving all the attributes of the object select the "Get attributes dynamically" checkbox.

    • Scope: This specifies the depth of the level to search for under base dn. There are 3 levels. "BASE" means only the requested object specified in the base DN will be searched. "OneLevel" indicates that all the objects below the base DN will be searched. "Subtree" means all the objects under the base DN are searched recursively.

    • Timeout: This controls the time taken for LDAP search operation. While enumerating large number of results, this value needs to be modified accrodingly.

  • Save the result of ldap search to disk file for future reference.
Installation & Un-installation
LDAPSearch comes with Installer so that you can install it locally on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizardwhich guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\LDAPSearch

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\LDAPSearch
LDAP Search GUI Application
Release History
Version 6.0 : 23rd Jul 2016
Mega 2016 release to support for new Windows 10 version.
Version 5.0 : 22nd Apr 2014
Support for automatically detecting new version at the start of the application. Added quick download link. Also improved UI interface with magnifying icon effects.
Version 4.5 : 4th Mar 2013
Tested successfully on Windows 8. Support for quick Drag & Drop of SSL Certificate file.
Version 4.0 : 28th May 2012
Enhanced user interface with new banner, icon and other usability changes. Automatically opens the Notepad to view the saved results.
Version 3.5 : 3rd Feb 2011
Added Installer for local installation & uninstallation and renovated GUI interface.  
Version 3.0 : 25th Nov 2009
Support for Windows 7, Enriched user interface, Renovated buttons, Better search progress indicator and bug fixes. 
Version 2.2 : 10th June 2009
Updated the banner with site update links, enhanced about dialog. Also fixed some of the bugs.
Version 2.1 : 27th Jan 2008
GUI is completely redesigned to make it look pleasant and more easy to use. Search operation is now performed in separate thread which prevents application from hanging when the search takes more time. Also the animation movie is displayed during search to indicate the status of operation. User can select the file for writing as well as exporting search results.
Version 1.2 : 17th June 2007
It is made Vista UAC compatible. Also the current search settings are stored in the registry which will be populated when application is run next time.
Version 1.1 : 2nd Jan 2007
LDAP search timeout option is introduced along with GUI modification. Also the results can now be directly written to the output file instead of list box.
Version 1.0 : 25th May 2006
First public release with the basic search features. 
FREE Download LDAPSearch v6.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows 10,8,7,Vista (32-bit/64-bit)

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