Java NamingEnumeration question

Experts, I'm trying with no luck to extract actual value of NamingEnumeration and am hitting a brick wall.  The code snippet works great to send the information to the debugger. but I need to store and return the attribute value.   I get all sorts of runtime errors when I attempt

What am i missing?
while (answer.hasMore()) {
                SearchResult sr = (SearchResult); // dn record
                Attributes attribs = sr.getAttributes();
                if (attribs == null) {
                    System.out.println("No Attributes found");
                } else {
                    for (NamingEnumeration ae = attribs.getAll(); ae.hasMore();) {
                        Attribute attr = (Attribute);
                        for (NamingEnumeration e = attr.getAll(); e.hasMore(); ) {
                            System.out.println("value: " +;

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Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
>   I get all sorts of runtime errors when I attempt

what r they?
Pramod KumarCommented:
If is, then use below:

StackTraceElement ste[] =;

for(int x=0;x<ste.length; x++){

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ken_kmsAuthor Commented:
I don't know what the error messages are, I just need the ability to extract the literal and populate a string variable.  Is this possible?
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
hard to help without knowing what the error is

> I get all sorts of runtime errors when I attempt

and the code you posted does not call toString() that I can see
Make sure you check for null before calling toString()
ken_kmsAuthor Commented:
My apologies, been on other projects for a while.  The project was scrapped in the meanwhile so this question became mute.

Thanks for the help
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