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Re: newbie: how to discover the valid attributes for a given DN

On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 10:05, Bruno Negrão wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm making some tests with the example server www.nldap.com, and i created
> a DN for me:
> "dn: cn=bnegrao,ou=Bnegrao,ou=user,o=NOVELL"
> So, i'd like to know what attributes this DN is capable to store. I already
> know how to retrieve the stored attributes with the command:
> ldapsearch -x -b "ou=user, o=novell" -h www.nldap.com cn=bnegrao
> But, i want to know what are all the attributes could I fill for this DN?
> If this DN is from the objectClasses: objectClass: inetOrgPerson,
> organizationalPerson, person, top, ndsLoginProperties, what attributes do
> these classes support?
> thanks,
> bruno

This should list out the schema for you -- look for the objectclasses
you are interested in.

ldapsearch -x -H ldap://nldap.com -b "cn=schema" -s base objectClasses

Matthew J. Smith <matt.smith@uconn.edu>
University of Connecticut ITS
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