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Re: Implementing a matching rule for binary (ie: 22.214.171.124.4.1.14126.96.36.199.5)
Kurt Zeilenga wrote:
> On Feb 20, 2009, at 6:11 PM, Stef wrote:
>> I'm working on using openldap to store certificate requests (ie: PKCS#10
>> and SPKAC).
>> I thought I'd use the binary syntax '188.8.131.52.4.1.14184.108.40.206.5' for
>> my custom attribute.
> Why? This syntax should be avoided. It was dropped with revised LDAP
> specifications (RFC 4510) for good reason. Any uses of it will suffer
> significant interoperability problems.
Interesting. Thanks for the clear reply.
I guess that means that uses of the userSMIMECertificate and userPKCS12
attributes in openldap will encounter these problems. These are both
defined with the syntax of '220.127.116.11.4.1.1418.104.22.168.5'.