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Antw: Create Distribution List

>>> Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net> schrieb am 10.08.2014 um 16:20 in Nachricht
> I don't know if this is the best place to ask this question, but it is
> probably as good as any to start.
> I am a new user of OpenLDAP. I formerly, and still do use the MS Outlook 
> address book to store my contacts. I can duplicate most of the features of
> the MS Address book, except the ability to create distribution lists. I just
> cannot figure out how to accomplish this feat.
> Using MS Outlook, or Claws-Mail on my FreeBSD machine, I can type in a 
> distribution name and all of the email addresses are filled in.
> distribution list name=my-list
> john@somewhere.com 
> jill@anotherISP.net 
> jim@hisISP.com 
> Some of these distribution lists are quite large.
> I cannot fine out a way to create a similar list in OpenLDAP, which is a
> serious buzz, not to mention deal killer in this instance.

>From what I know is that in object class inetOrgPerson you can have multiple mail attributes. So if you define you list as a pseudo person, you can get all the mail addresses. Possibly the most primitive and ugly way to do it.

> Thanks!
> -- 
> Jerry