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Re: How to construct an OID?

Yes, your enterprise number gives you a unique branch in the global tree.


On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Chuck Coker wrote:

> Thank you, Eric. That makes a lot of sense.
> I finally got the IANA enterprise numbers page
> <ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/enterprise-numbers> to come up
> this morning at home -- I have been unable to access it from work. At the
> top of the page is says,
>     Prefix: iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprise (
> This answers my question about the prefix part of the OID.
> So am I correct in assuming that the portion is a unique
> identifier that will always uniquely identify me any time an OID is required
> for any object, LDAP-related or not? (As long as no one else makes up a
> fictitious number and happens to pick mine.)
> Chuck