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Re: dc question
>In the OpenLDAP quick-start guide you suggest to add the following:
>o: Example company
>What I do not quite understand is what the last dc is for ? The o I
>understand that is for the company name but the dc has only example in it,
>what should the dc value represent really ?
dc is "Domain Component"
example.com is Example Company.
One could also have
o: Example companies' Laboratory
beneath dc=example,dc=com if one wanted to delegate that to a separate
One can also image that somewhere in the ether there is a "dc=com" that
contains subordinate info references to all the dc=*,dc=com servers on
the internet. I think there are a couple of projects to create just
such as thing. Would be wonderful.
>Is it also a good principle to add this short info to the LDAP directory or
>is it only really to test in the purpose of the quickstart guide.
It is good practice, at least IMHO.