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RE: Where does 'name' attribute type comes from?
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- Subject: RE: Where does 'name' attribute type comes from?
- From: "Sadik Kumlali" <Sadik.Kumlali@telenity.com>
- Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 17:55:04 +0300
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- Thread-topic: Where does 'name' attribute type comes from?
Thanks a lot Hallvard. I did not expect a quick response :)
From: Hallvard B Furuseth [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 5:47 PM
To: Sadik Kumlali
Subject: Re: Where does 'name' attribute type comes from?
Sadik Kumlali writes:
> I am using OpenLDAP 2.1.29-1. I could not find any active 'name'
> attribute type definition in any schema file.
The definition of 'name' is hard-coded into slapd.
Note that the 'name' attribute is normally not included in entries,
it's only used as a supertype for other attributes. And since
it is the supertype of e.g. ou and cn, a search for "(name=foo)"
will also find entries that contain cn: foo or ou: foo.