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Re: Generating unique identifier

--On Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:14 PM -0700 sim123 <Sim3159@gmail.com> wrote:

Does openldap support generating uniqueÂidentifierÂor guids, I need to
generate it using a ldap C API and wondering if DS does that for me or do
I need my own GUID generator in application.

The answer depends on what you are really asking. Every entry in the OpenLDAP server has a unique identifier associated with it, called entryUUID. If you're asking if it can create unique Group ID's or uidNumber values, no it does not.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
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