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From Christoph Czurda <hasnoadditi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: referencing entries
Date Mon, 02 Jan 2012 22:58:23 GMT


On 01/02/2012 11:56 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> On 1/2/12 11:43 PM, Christoph Czurda wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there something like 'foreign keys' in ldap, like there is in
>> relational databases?
> No.
>> I would like to do the following: An entry shall
>> only be added if a specific DN exists. Otherwise the adding should fail.
>> Can this constraint be implemented in the schema or do I have to ensure
>> it on application side?
> It would be possible to enforce such a constraint using Directory
> Structure Rules (ie, rules that govern the kinds of subordinate entries
> that a given entry may have)
> 
> We don't implement DSR atm, and I'm not sure that many LDAP server are
> implementing them...
> 
I see. Thank you!
> 
> 

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