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From Ioannis Mavroukakis <>
Subject Re: distribution list, group of Contacts and groupOfNames
Date Sun, 03 May 2009 08:50:48 GMT
You could provide a schema extension and define the attributes you  
need :-)

On 3 May 2009, at 07:03, "Jordi Pujol" <>  

> Hi, all!
> My names is Jordi and i'm implementing an addressbook in Apache  
> Directory Server to work with several email clients like Windows  
> Mail, Windows Live Mail, etc...
> This work well with normal contacts, if you know the mappings that  
> use Windows email clients...
> But the problem comes when i try to emulate the group of contacts in  
> the LDAP side...
> As you know there are two group classes in LDAP, groupOfNames and  
> groupOfUniqueNames, but they hasn't the mail attribute....
> In past, there was the rfc822mailmember but it seems that is  
> deprecated....
> If i build the groupOfNames, i can find from the email client, but  
> obviously, doesn't have the mail attribute.....
> My question, there is any solution to acomplish that?
> I think that perhap a solution is to build a procedure that we you  
> call from email clients with their cn=emailList return a "contact"  
> with mail attribute build in with the list of mail members......
> Before start to study how to do that, program it, etc.... anyone  
> knows if this idea is useful and can work?
> Thanks to all!

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