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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject [ApacheDS] Schema Checking
Date Fri, 06 Oct 2006 00:18:39 GMT
Mbah Tenjoh-Okwen wrote:
> Hi,
> I understand that "LDAP directories use the concept of object classes to 
> define which attributes are allowed for objects of any given type" 
> consequently , I would like to know if the following behavior is normal:
> in ApacheDS I am able to make use of any attribute without having added 
> the object classes which provide these attributes.
> Illustration
> say I have  an entry uid=kevin, ou=users,ou=sample
> kevin has the following attributes  cn=kevin spacey, dc=ke, objectclass=top
> Is it normal for apacheDS to allow me add cn and dc attributes even 
> though I havent added the object classes Person and domain ?

Please start a new thread when you change the topic.

Schema checking should prevent this if it is enabled and by default it 
is in ApacheDS.  If it's not doing that then we have a bug.


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