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From Pierre-Alain RIVIERE <>
Subject Re: what is meaning of O, cn, ou,....
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2007 11:33:14 GMT
They are LDAP attributes names. You have to know a bit more about LDAP 
protocol to understand their meaning.

o : Organization
cn : Common Name
ou : Organizational Unit

You should take a look to the following RFCs if you want more 
information. The second one contains a list of the most common used 

legolas wood wrote:
> Hi
> Thank you for reading my post.
> can some one please explain meaning of o, cn, ou, cn.... term that is 
> used in ApacheDS documentation?
> Thanks

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