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Re: defining my rootDN

Earlier today, Wayne Browne wrote:

> I am trying to set up a in house contacts database using LDAP (that will
> span several sites and include overseas contacts).
> So question is: What should I set me rootdn to be ?

Your organisation;  as was suggested elsewhere on the list, a local contacts
database is a local application for your organisation and thus resides
underneath your organisation in the DIT.

> The web500gw site (http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~fri/web500gw/) seems to do
> what I am after... but there is no indication of how their directory is
> setup...

They're not doing quite what you think they're doing;  web500gw is just that,
a Web gateway to an X.500/LDAP directory service - the contents of the
directory are completely independent of the gateway software.

If you were browsing here:


then this is the global X.500 directory pilot (AFAIK), part of: