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Re: Manager Attribute

Michael wrote:
> Looking at the OpenLDAP schema it appears to use the "manager" attribute
> the filed requires the dn: of the object.


> Is there another attribute similar to the manager attribute that will take
> a simple syntax such as "John Doe".

AFAIK not in schema shipped with OpenLDAP.

> There are a good deal of managers in our organization that don't have LDAP
> accounts and therefore naturally don't have a DN to specify in this field.
> I don't want the extra overhead of creating these DN's just for the sake of
> using this this attribute if I don't have to.

Think twice:
- namespace
- obsolete information, referential integrity

If you really need a freeform text field for arbitrary names then simply
define your own schema:


Ciao, Michael.

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