Monthly Archives: March 2012

LDAP: Compare entries in two directory server databases with ldap-diff

The ldap-diff utility provides a way to compare the data stored in two directory server databases. The ldap-diff command-line tool is shipped with the UnboundID Directory Server. Following is an example of executing the utility in my lab on two … Continue reading

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LDAP: characters that are permitted in attribute names (descriptors)

Attribute types are object identifiers, and attribute names are known as “descriptors” (short names to assist humans). The only characters that are permitted in attribute names are ALPHA, DIGIT, and HYPHEN (‘-’). Underscores ‘_’ are not permitted. When an unambiguous … Continue reading

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