Re: [ldapext] why posixAccount MUST contain 'cn'?

Jim Willeke <jim@willeke.com> Mon, 15 December 2014 12:03 UTC

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And then there is also...
http://technicalprose.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/introducing-dbis.html
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Jim Willeke

On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Hallvard Breien Furuseth <
h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no> wrote:
>
> On 14/12/14 17:10, Michael Ströder wrote:
>
>> (...)
>> Also what's the distinction of 'cn' and 'gecos' in 'posixAccount'. It
>> seems
>> most NSS LDAP clients use attribute 'cn' as gecos field today.
>>
>
> cn is UTF-8.  The gecos attribute is IA5 String - i.e. ASCII.
> One of many ways rfc2307 does not fit the real world too well.
> memberUid is another IA5 too, both it and uid are case-insensitive
> even though rfc2307 is for case-sensitive Unix, etc.
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