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Re: ldapadd error

Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
And as a side note, "ou" stands for Organizational Unit. Most places do not consider "people" one of their organizational unites, and I doubt yours does either. ;) I would suggest using "cn".

Most sites (and graphical browsers) understand "ou" to be a generic folder and as a common usage it makes sense. I recommend against using "cn" to name everything; that negates one of the advantages of the directory naming structure. I.e., use naming attributes that are distinct and indicative of the type of object being named, so you can tell what an object is just by looking at the name, and not needing to look inside the entry. Overuse of the "cn" attribute is a common mistake in LDAP

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