The proprietary exclude branch request control may be included in a search request to indicate that the server should exclude matching entries in one or more subtrees. The control has an OID of 1.3.6.1.4.1.30221.2.5.17, and it takes a value. The following fields may be present in the value-json representation of the value:

The following sample shows the JSON encoding for the control:

{ 
    "oid":"1.3.6.1.4.1.30221.2.5.17",
  "control-name":"Exclude Branch Request Control",
  "criticality":false,
  "value-json":{ 
      "base-dns":[ "ou=excluded 1,dc=example,dc=com",
                              "ou=excluded 2,dc=example,dc=com"
        ] 
    } 
}