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LIST

LIST options COMPONENTS name-componentLF
FILTER ...

LIST is used to look up information stored in a directory. It must be preceded by a DIRECTORY command in the same request. Each optional name-component is a component of a multiple-component name relative to the directory specified in the DIRECTORY command. The last component may include wildcards. If no name-component is specified, the wildcard ``*'' is implied (i.e., all listable components in the directory will be listed).gif

If the result of the lookup of one component is another directory at the same storage site, then the directory server will repeat the process and look up the next component. When a lookup results in a dead-end, or a directory at another site, the server will return an UNRESOLVED message, indicating which components remain to be resolved by the client.





Padma Indraganti
Thu Jun 20 13:02:20 PDT 1996