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Re: dn syntax, etc.

"Kurt D. Zeilenga" wrote:

> >2. I would like to add the name of the owner of the contact to the dn, so that
> >I can choose to search all contacts or just the owner's contacts by changing
> >the searchbase.  Is this possible?  I haven't figured out how to use an
> >"owner=" part of the dn.  Or am I way off base here?
> You are likely better off storing personal contacts under the
> owner's entry and 'public' contacts in a common container such
> as ou=contacts.  Then, you can search per user contacts by setting
> your base to the user's dn and search common contacts by setting
> the dn to common container and search all contacs by setting
> the base to the root of the naming context.  Such naming facilates
> implementation of access controls.

Thanks Kurt.  Do you have an example of how this might be done (I'm quite the
newbie, obviously)?


Hugh Caley, Lumeria, Inc.
Lead Systems Engineer