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Re: SLAPD question regarding parent DNs

JR Heisey writes:
> cn=Joe Smith,cn=Recipients,ou=Engineering,o="MediaGate, Inc." (...)
> The server function dn_parent() (in dn.c) parses the DN to
> determine the parent DN is calculated to be
> cn=Recipients,ou=Engineering,o="MediaGate, Inc."

That's the correct answer.

> Should cn=Recipients be consider part of the parent or
> should the parent actually be
> ou=Engineering,o="MediaGate, Inc."

No.  dn_parent() strips one RDN off the DN.  I assume you are thinking
of "cn" vs. "ou", but the attribute types of the DN components are
irrelevant in this regard.