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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Case-Sensitivity of DistinguishedName?
Date Tue, 22 Jul 2008 08:46:14 GMT
Eternach, Andreas (EXT) wrote:
> Hi guys,
> i wonder whether it is possible to enable Case-sensitive-access to
> Distinguished-Names in Apache-DS.
DN are not case sensitive or case insensitive. AttributeTypes are case 
insensitive, but values will be case sensitive accordingly to their syntax.

> I am using Spring-LDAP on my client machine and all attribute-names of
> the Distinguished-Name are lower cased. 
That should not be a problem at all. cn, CN, Cn; CommonName, commonNAME 
and are all valid. Ie, if you have a DN like :
then a DN containing any of those forms will be valid :
> Anybody has an idea how disable this conversion into lower-case?
you can't and you should not.

What is the exact problem you have ?

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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