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LDAP naming rules

When naming your LDAP objectClass and/or attributes, please follow these rules:

  • Two first letter of your attribute or objectClass shoud be fd
  • After that each letter that start a new word should be in uppercase
  • Choose a meaningful name, that says what the attribute does
  • If possible choose a first word that is common for all attributes of your objectClass
  • Fill the attribute description in your LDAP schema

Also, remember to use the number rules

For plugins configuration objectClass, the following scheme shoud be used: fdNamePluginConf (for instance fdSystemsPluginConf)



The description field should always start with

DESC 'FusionDirectory - '

Example :

attributetype ( NAME 'fdArgonautProtocol'
DESC 'FusionDirectory - Argonaut, protocol.'
EQUALITY caseExactIA5Match
en/documentation_dev/schema_rules_names.txt · Last modified: 2014/06/27 22:16 (external edit)
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