>>> On 14/08/2009 at 12:57, in message
<[log in to unmask]>, Jethro R Binks
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Aug 2009, Andy Swiffin wrote:
> It's a long time since I did LDAP stuff in any detail, but I think what
> you're after is the Naming Attribute for the object. In AD, that appears
> to be what appears in distinguishedName or dn, but in other directories
> (including eDirectory, according to some Googling), it simply uses CN as
> the naming attribute for an object.
> Do your CNs look long and path-like? :) If so, maybe tht's all you need
> to use. And if it is as simple as that, maybe that's why it all seems odd
> - we're trying to think about it too hard!
No, the cn is the "common name" part of the DN, e.g. my dn is cn=alswiffin,ou=ics,ou=pi,ou=cs,o=dundee where my cn is just alswiffin.
The more I research this, the more I have to conclude that eDirectory is deficient in this.
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