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Re: DN question?

Today at 2:30pm, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:

> In relation to this, I'm curious about ou/o vs. dc.  We use uid=x,
> cn=accounts,dc=stanford,dc=edu for example, rather than uid=x,
> ??=accounts,ou=stanford,o=edu.  What are the pros/cons?  Is there a
> particular reason to use one syntax over the other?

dc is what most people suggest these days because it makes it easier to
convert a domain into a database to do searches against.  The older
ou=/o= is from the X.500 specs.

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