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Re: LDAP ldapsearch filter: return uidNumber if person has sub ou=mail

Am Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:31:44 +0100
schrieb Michael Ströder <michael@stroeder.com>:

> Leander Schäfer wrote:
> > I would rather add mailUid and mailGid to my
> > schema to keep it as low weight as possible. But it would still not
> > make me happy since this mailUid and mailGid would be exactly the
> > very same as in uidNumber of the user the ou=mail container with
> > the accounts belongs to. Is there maybe a way of implementing a
> > symbloic link? Something like
> Anyway you have to maintain sort of a connection from your mailbox to
> your system user entry. When having a DN reference (e.g. 'seeAlso') a
> LDAP client could use the deref control to retrieve attributes from
> referenced entries. But you would need to convince the dovecot
> developers to make use of it.
For documentation of deref control see
This document provides some simple examples.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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