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LDAP Implementation Cookbook by Permana Widhiasta, Harri Stranden, Michel Melot, Heinz Johner

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7.4. Defining a Suffix

Before entries can be added to an LDAP directory, a suffix must be defined for that directory. A suffix specifies the distinguished name (DN) for the root of a directory in the local database. It is the highest entry stored in the directory by a server. Each entry stored by the server ends with this suffix, and each entry to be added to the directory must have a suffix that matches one of the server’s suffix defined on server. An LDAP server can house multiple suffixes, and, thus, you can add and delete suffixes to or from the directory:

To add a suffix to the LDAP directory, perform the following:

1.
Click on Suffixes in the Navigation frame
2.
Click on Add a suffix in the Work with servers suffixes work area (or in the ...

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