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From Stefan Seelmann <>
Subject Re: [LDAP] Mimic RDBMS auto-increment feature in LDAP
Date Tue, 13 Jan 2009 16:20:00 GMT
Hi Pierre-Arnaud,

there is a Modify-Increment Extension, see Not sure which LDAP servers  
implement it.

Kind Regards,

Quoting Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <>:

> Hi guys,
> I have a tricky question which is not really related specifically to
> ApacheDS but more LDAP specific.
> I'm working on porting to LDAP a kind of RBAC API for handling Users, Rights
> and Applications which is based on a relational database.
> Most of these objects are based on an integer primary key (and an
> auto-increment property placed on the associated table) that I need to keep
> when porting the API.
> The problem is LDAP servers does not know about "auto-increment" IDs.
> Do you have any recommended design pattern for solving such a problem?
> Regards,
> Pierre-Arnaud

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