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LDAP Programming with Java™ by Tony Dahbura, Rob Weltman

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Information about Information: Managing the Schema

We ran into the schema earlier in this book. Chapter 2 introduced a few of the most commonly used object classes and attributes. We addressed the constraints imposed by the schema in Chapter 11, when we wanted to add values for various user preferences to the user's directory entry. If schema enforcement is enabled in a server, you can add values only for attributes that are defined as mandatory or optional for the object classes of the entry.

Programmatic Access through the Schema Classes

In Chapter 2 we looked at the notation used by Netscape and many others for schema configuration files (not a standard, but a commonly used format). The configuration files define the schema of the server when ...

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