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Re: some thoughts about RDN

I'm new to LDAP syntax and features names
I mean to mail=test1@example.com,dc=example,dc=com to point to

I'll look at what you tell me and if not catch the point write again.


On Sun, 7 Jun 2009 14:59:58 +0200 (CEST), Piotr Wadas <pwadas@dtpw.pl>
> 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
>> 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 (?)
> P.