LDAP connectionstring

I'm having problems with this connectionstring and  I'm at complete loss why

connectionString="LDAP://ho.xxxx.com/CN=users,DC=Ho,DC=xxxxx,DC=com" />

Could someone please explain what each part of the connection string means/does?

Thanks
leap29Asked:
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iceblockCommented:
Maybe this resource can help.  

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iceblockCommented:
It would also have helped if I had bothered to link the resource.  

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/LDAP_attributes_active_directory.htm
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leap29Author Commented:
hi thanks for the link - thats most helpfull.

I am getting the following error on my page. any ideas?
and i am definately defining the server in my connection string on the web.config

Serverless LDAP connection strings are not supported by the Active Directory membership provider
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iceblockCommented:
Try defining the distinguished name like this:

ldap://server/dc=domain,dc=com

My best guess is that your distinguished name is probably failing on the server definition.  
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