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Closing the session

The following functions are used to unbind from the directory, close the connection, and dispose of the session handle.

           int ldap_unbind( LDAP *ld );

           int ldap_unbind_s( LDAP *ld );

Parameters are:

The session handle.

ldap_unbind() and ldap_unbind_s() both work synchronously, unbinding from the directory, closing the connection, and freeing up the ld structure before returning. There is no server response to an unbind operation. ldap_unbind() returns LDAP_SUCCESS (or another LDAP error code if the request cannot be sent to the LDAP server). After a call to ldap_unbind() or ldap_unbind_s(), the session handle ld is invalid.

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