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Re: DN question

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 05:18:02PM +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:

> You can use either just attribute 'mail' as characteristic attribute for 
> forming the RDN.
> mail=jsmiths,<..rest of DN..>
> mail=johnsmiths,<..rest of DN..>
> Or you could use so-called multi-valued RDNs:
> cn=John Smiths+mail=jsmiths,<..rest of DN..>
> cn=John Smiths+mail=johnsmiths,<..rest of DN..>

Another approach is to use some attribute that is unique and is
not ever going to change. The easiest way to be sure of this is
to make up a value and put it in 'uniqueIdentifier'. That way
you do not have problems with clashes and you never have to
rename entries.

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