Re: Reverse entry lookups in LDAP
- On Wed, Nov 09, 2011 at 03:36:42PM -0500, Mike A. Leonetti wrote:
> >> For example the user would be located underIndeed LDAP is not SQL and it is not possible to express arbitrary
> >> "cn=Mike,cn=users,dc=server,dc=local" and have the "mail" attribute for the
> >> local mailbox.
> >> The contact would be located under: "cn=Mike -
> >> Blackberry,cn=users,dc=server,dc=local" and have an attribute altRecipientBL
> >> that is "cn=Mike,cn=users,dc=server,dc=local" as well as a "mail" attribute
> >> containing the external e-mail address.
> >> So the goal is to get it to recognize both the local e-mail address as well
> >> as the e-mail address of the contact which is only linked by the
> >> altRecipientBL.
> >> What would be the best way to do this other than scripting?
joins via LDAP queries. So a change in the schema to express the required
data keyed under the expected keys is in order.
> > Instead of creating another entry in your directory--
> > (cn=Mike-Blackberry...), why not instead use the mailAlternateAddress
> > attribute in your cn=Mike... entry. You can then write your filters in
> > such as way that Postfix will only find the right address when needed.
> > Steve
> Good point. I'm going to do that. Thanks.