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From Stefan Seelmann <seelm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: import of empty attributes fails
Date Fri, 02 May 2008 06:51:51 GMT
One more comment: the attribute mail uses syntax
1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.115.121.1.26 (IA5 String), this syntax allows an empty
string. Perhaps you could try to use this syntax?

Kind Regards,
Stefan


Stefan Seelmann schrieb:
> Hi Torgeir,
> 
> Syntax 1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.115.121.1.15 is 'Directory String', and
> according to RFC 4517 an empty string is not allowed for 'Directory String'.
> 
> See http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4517, section 3.3.6:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> 3.3.6. Directory String
> 
>    A value of the Directory String syntax is a string of one or more
>    arbitrary characters from the Universal Character Set (UCS) [UCS].  A
>    zero-length character string is not permitted. ...
> 
> -------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Greetings from Munich,
> Stefan Seelmann
> 
> 
> 
> Torgeir Veimo schrieb:
>> I'm using apache ds 1.5.2 on osx / jdk 1.6.
>>
>> I get an error like
>>
>> #!RESULT ERROR
>> #!CONNECTION ldap://localhost:10389
>> #!DATE 2008-05-02T15:39:14.166
>> #!ERROR [LDAP: error code 21 - failed to add entry
>> uid=s9817798,ou=people,dc=bi,dc=org: Attribute value '' for attribute
>>  'epdprofemailaddress' is syntactically incorrect]
>> dn: uid=s9817798,ou=people,dc=bi,dc=org
>> [...]
>> epdprofcompanyname: Nopal AS
>> epdprofemailaddress:
>> epdproffieldofemployment: Salg
>> [...]
>>
>> epdprofemailaddress is in the schema as
>>
>> dn: m-oid=1.3.6.1.4.1.8219.2.155, ou=attributeTypes, cn=netenviron,
>> ou=schema
>> objectclass: metaAttributeType
>> objectclass: metaTop
>> objectclass: top
>> m-oid: 1.3.6.1.4.1.8219.2.155
>> m-name: epdprofemailaddress
>> m-equality: caseIgnoreMatch
>> m-syntax: 1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.115.121.1.15
>>
>> Shouldn't this allow the attribute to be present, but empty?
>>
> 


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