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Re: Quick Start Guide

On Sat, 7 Aug 1999, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:

   Simon Murcott wrote:
   > Under the "Add initials items..." section you have an object with two
   > "objectClass"es in it. When using multiple "objectClass" attributes one should
   > first add "objectClass: top".
   Actually, I disagree.  When adding an entry you should specify one structural
   object class and any number of auxilary object classes.  You should avoid
   listing abstract object classes such as top.  The server will do The Right Thing (tm).
   With LDAPv2 (such as OpenLDAP 1.x), the server can just accept the input after
   doing it's schema checks.  Servers may or may not add unlisted superior object
   classes to the entry.  (OpenLDAP 1.2 implements "not").
   With LDAPv3, the server is required to add all unlisted superior object classes
   of the named object classes upon add/modify of the entry.  This behavior is
   specified in RFC 2251, 3.2.1.   This behavior is being implemented in -devel
   for release with OpenLDAP 2.0.
So are you trying to say that under LDAPv2 one does not need "objectClass: top"
but under LDAPv3 one does?


Simon Murcott

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