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Re: Schema, Schema, Schema

Thanks for all the refs David.  I found this one too.



David J N Begley wrote:

> On Sat, 7 Aug 1999, Geoff Hibble wrote:
> > I am currently using OpenLDAP ver 1.2.6.  I am about to implement a schema
> > for users, software, and hardware. Are there any "excellent" examples or
> > starting points available on the web?
> To my mind, your schema is driven by your application/business requirements;
> that is, you design something to suit the applications you will be using.
> If you're just looking for pre-existing schemata for various entities, then
> some starting points would be:
>   http://www.openldap.org/faq/data/cache/5.html
>   http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1274.txt
>   http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2256.txt
>   http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2307.txt
>   http://www.dmtf.org/spec/denh.html
>   http://murchiso.com/den/
>   http://search.ietf.org/search/brokers/internet-drafts/query.html
> [At the last URL, search for "schema".]
> Information regarding schemata for Novell's NDS and Microsoft's
> Active Directory are published on their respective developer sites.
> Other than that, look at the applications that will be using this directory
> and see what schemata they require/use.
> > How do I ensure my LDAP v2 schema is upgradable to LDAP v3 schema when I
> > upgrade to OpenLDAP 2.x?
> Your schemata should be fine.
> > Is there a standards body that offers pre-defined objectclasses?
> No single body offers object classes for everything.
> Cheers..
> dave