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From Jim Willeke <...@willeke.com>
Subject Re: support Dot character in attribute name
Date Sun, 15 Apr 2012 09:00:26 GMT
I can find no attribute within Active Directory's schema that contains a
"." within the name of the attribute.

Could you perhaps provide an example of what you are trying to accomplish?

--
-jim
Jim Willeke


On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 4:57 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:

> Le 4/15/12 9:47 AM, Pradip Sonar a écrit :
>
>  Hi,
>>
>> I am working on POC on Windows registry data migration to LDAP Structure
>> in one of my project.
>>
>> I am using apacheds-1.5.6 and ApacheDirectoryStudio-win32-1.**5.2.
>>
>> I am facing issues while trying to add new attribute name containing dot
>> character(.).
>>
> Plain normal. Dot is not a valid char in an attrbute name per RFC 4512.
>
>
>>
>>
>> I found that ldap does not support for dot character in attribute name.
>>
> True.
>
>
>>
>>
>> Can you please suggest any configurations needs to be done in apache
>> directory server/studio to support dot character in attribute name?
>>
> Change your attributes name to comply to the specification.
>
> M$ does not give a shit about LDAP and broke the specification on purpose,
> but I'm sorry to say that's not our problem. AD is not an LDAP compliant
> server anyway...
>
> Replacing every dot by an hyphen using a small sed script should not be a
> big issue though.
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
>
>

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