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Re: question about how to enforce directory tree structure

>I am new to LDAP.  I am trying to build an application around openldap.  I
>have a question about how to enforce the directory structure (not the
>structure of the entry). From my reading about ldap, I am under the
>impression that ldap treats the directory separately from the entries that
>are stored in the nodes of the directory.   One can use objectclass to
>control what is stored in an entry.  However how does one control the
>directory tree structure itself?  I want to limit the kind of directory tree
>structure a client can create in the ldap server. Pre-creating the directory
>will not work since I need to allow the client to create sub branches of
>arbitrary depth as long as those sub branches meet the my spec.

What you want are 'structural rules' which openldap doesn't support at this time.