Overview#In EDirectory the groupMemberShip value is the DN of an entry that the current entry is a member and is referred to as a Forward Reference.
The equivalentToMe value is used to allow rights with the NDS Tree to be evaluated to determine who has equivalent rights to the group. In pure LDAP environment, where rights are not required within the Tree, this is optional.
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Forward Reference
- Groups Are Bad
- Groups Edirectory
- LDAP Group
- Reciprocal Attributes