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Re: Anyone on this list patient with stupid questions?

You might want to pickup a copy of
"Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory Services" by Howes and Smith.
It will probably answer a lot of your questions.

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 08:26:13AM -0500, Jonathan Smith wrote:
> Well-meaning people keep telling me to read the LDAP information and I 
> wonder how I nicely can ask to be directed to more useful information?
> For instance, is there anywhere on the Net like an LDAP dictionary with 
> grammar? What do I mean by this question?
> Okay, you have "dn". What does dn mean in LDAP-ese? dn means 
> Distinguished Name.
> Where is dn used? In slapd.conf? In lapd.conf? In a  *.ldif file? Where 
> else? How is it used in each of these instances. Explanation and example.
> So, then I can ask "Where are the hygienic facilities?" and only get 
> funny looks rather than incomprehension!

Ian Logan
Information and Communication Technologies
New Mexico State University
Email: ian@nmsu.edu Phone: 505-646-6034 Fax: 505-646-4560