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Problem with Return type for LDAP Search  RSS feed

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I have a problem with the return type for the following code. I wanted to return the "cn" value from this method, when called from a jsp to print in a jsp file.
what should be the return type for my method to retrieve the value in jsp.

The following is my code in Search.java:

public void doStartSearch(String givenName)throws NamingException{

Attributes matchAttrs = new BasicAttributes(true);

Hashtable env = new Hashtable(5, 0.75f);

env.put(Context.PROVIDER_URL, "ldap://localhost:2389");

DirContext ctx = new InitialDirContext(env);
//String[] attrIDs = {"cn","mail","telephoneNumber"};
// ignore case
String[] attrIDs = {"cn"};
matchAttrs.put(new BasicAttribute("givenName",givenName));
SearchControls constraints = new SearchControls();
constraints. setReturningObjFlag (true);
NamingEnumeration results=ctx.search("dv=address book,o=vds", matchAttrs, attrIDs);

while (results != null && results.hasMore()) {
System.out.println("In while()........");
SearchResult si = (SearchResult) results.next();

System.out.println("name: " + si.getName());
Attributes attrs = si.getAttributes();
if (attrs == null) {
System.out.println("No attributes");
} else {

for (NamingEnumeration ae = attrs.getAll();ae.hasMoreElements() {
Attribute attr = (Attribute) ae.next();
String attrId = attr.getID();
System.out.println("attrId: " + attrId);

for(Enumeration vals = attr.getAll();vals.hasMoreElements() {
System.out.println(attrId+ ": " + vals.nextElement());
//System.out.println("vals.nextElement(): " + vals.nextElement());




//return results;


Thanks for any help!!
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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