Appendix C eDirectory Classes, Objects, and Attributes

The schema defines what attributes an NDS object class (such as Users, Printers, or Groups) can have. For example, a User object can have login restriction properties associated with it, and a Print Queue object can have attributes identifying the NetWare server where the queue directory is located. The schema also defines which information (attribute) is required or optional at the time that an NDS object is created. Every NDS object has a schema class that has been defined for that type of object.

The schema that originally shipped with NetWare is called the base schema. After the base schema has been modified in any way—such as adding a new class or a new attribute—the addition is considered ...

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