Overview[1]#

eDirectory supports numerous Extended Flags that affect the type of data an attribute can contain and that control its synchronization schedule.

The LDAP server in NDS eDirectory can set and get information about the following eDirectory extended flags.

By default, when creating an attribute definition, none of these flags are set.

To obtain the information when reading the schema, you must send the flag with the request to read the attribute.

EDirectory Extended LDAP Flags:#

ObjectClass EDirectory Extended LDAP Flags#

These eDirectory objectClass EDirectory Extended LDAP Flags can be used when adding a ObjectClass Type definition to the schema, you can set the following flags. When reading definitions, you send the flags to obtain the information.

Standard LDAP attribute flags can also be used. #

The following table lists the LDAP name and the corresponding NDAP name.
Standard LDAP FlagsNDAP Equivalent
SINGLE-VALUEDS_SINGLE_VALUED_ATTR set to True COLLECTIVE Not supported
NO-USER-MODIFICATION FlagDS_READ_ONLY_ATTR set to True
USAGE userApplicationsNone required. This sets the attribute as a normal attribute. The other Attribute Usage Flags flags can only ?? be set by eDirectory.
USAGE directoryOperationDS_OPERATIONAL (set by eDirectory)
USAGE distributedOperationDS_OPERATIONAL (set by eDirectory)
USAGE dSAOperationDS_OPERATIONAL (set by eDirectory)

Standard LDAP ObjectClass Flags#

The standard LDAP class flags can also be used.
Standard LDAP FlagsNDAP Equivalent
ABSTRACTDS_EFFECTIVE_CLASS set to False
STRUCTURALDS_EFFECTIVE_CLASS set to True
AUXILIARYDS_AUXILIARY_CLASS set to True

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