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Re: some thoughts about RDN

On Sun, 7 Jun 2009, Paweł Madej wrote:

> Hello,
> Thanks for comments
> If my LDAP directory was only for that email i could do this, because even
> webmail developers recomend use of mail in RDN (roundcube webmail). but I
> plan to have rather wider use of DIT so cn=user1,dc=example,dc=com is
> easiest solution for me.
> maybe are there in LDAP some aliases which I could use to map email to
> user? email is in my case rather unique per user.
> Greets
> Pawel
> On Sun, 7 Jun 2009 14:37:39 +0200 (CEST), Piotr Wadas <pwadas@dtpw.pl>
> > 
> > First and simple solution is to setup cn value exactly the same as
> > "mail" value, or, even simplier, use "mail=user1@domain.com" as RDN 
> > element. You could also use ldap proxy to map mail attribute to cn
> > attribute (or reverse) in virtual directory.

Like said - consider a ldapproxy, e.g. 
man slapd-meta && man slapd-ldap && man slapo-rwm.
Probably "ldap aliases" you mean are called referrals (?)