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Re: dn syntax, etc.

At 04:04 PM 6/29/00 +0000, Hugh Caley wrote:
>"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)?

There is likely one in the archives...   I suggest looking there as I don't have
the time to construct such at the moment.