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Re: Attribute Encryption

At 05:33 AM 5/17/01, Praveen Acharya wrote:
>i wanted to encrypt certain attributes of an entry...how can i do it...
>i am using the netscape java api (via jndi) on the client side
>do i hav to explicity do it through java program or is there any support in
>ldap implementations....

There is no general standard-track mechanism supporting per
attribute (or per value) encryption.  Of course, an application
can store arbitrary data in the directory (in attributes of
octetString) and this arbitrary data could be encrypted.  To
the server, it would be a BLOB.