Overview #Attribute Type Description is a value of the Attribute Type Description syntax is the definition of an attribute type.
For example, the following definition of the createTimestamp attribute type from RFC 4512 is also a value of the Attribute Type Description syntax. (Note: Line breaks have been added for readability; they are not part of the value when transferred in protocol.)
( 126.96.36.199 NAME 'createTimestamp' EQUALITY generalizedTimeMatch ORDERING generalizedTimeOrderingMatch SYNTAX 188.8.131.52.4.1.14184.108.40.206.24 SINGLE-VALUE NO-USER-MODIFICATION USAGE directoryOperation )
The LDAP definition for the Attribute Type Description syntax is:
This syntax corresponds to the AttributeTypeDescription ASN.1 type from X.501.