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Re: using jpegPhoto

At 07:25 PM 12/19/2006, Roger Thomas wrote:
>I came across the . Database Creation and Maintenance Tools at http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin23/dbtools.html which outlined 2 methods of storing jpegPhoto (towards the end of the documentation). One using base64 encode and the other using location indicated by URL:
>        # Bjorn's Entry
>        dn: cn=Bjorn J Jensen,dc=example,dc=com
>        cn: Bjorn J Jensen
>        cn: Bjorn Jensen
>        objectClass: person
>        sn: Jensen
>        # Base64 encoded JPEG photo
>        jpegPhoto:: /9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAAAAAQABAAD/2wBDABALD
>         ERXRTc4UG1RV19iZ2hnPk1xeXBkeFxlZ2P/2wBDARESEhgVG
>        # Jennifer's Entry
>        dn: cn=Jennifer J Jensen,dc=example,dc=com
>        cn: Jennifer J Jensen
>        cn: Jennifer Jensen
>        objectClass: person
>        sn: Jensen
>        # JPEG photo from file
>        jpegPhoto:< file:///path/to/file.jpeg
>Which is the recommended method? Please advise.

OpenLDAP tools could careless which you used.  I
recommend you use which ever you find most convenient.