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Re: How to obtain a 'version number' of an attributes

Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 5:11 AM +0200 masarati@aero.polimi.it wrote:
>> This way, the modification is atomic.  As usual, this could be
>> accomplished by stacking an overlay that intercepts modifications to
>> specified attributes, like unicodePwd.
>> Can you formalize this a little bit more?
> Imagine the possibilities if you could generalize this for uidNumber's
> too...

Maybe I misunderstood the posting but IMHO that's a different use-case:
The msDS-KeyVersionNumber is per user entry and AFAICS does not have to be
unique across the whole directory.
IMO it's not possible to implement a directory-wide whatever-unique-ID
generator without a central UID pool entry.

Ciao, Michael.