5. Group Entries

A group represents any grouping of people. The exact meaning of a group depends on its position in the DIT.

5.1. displayName Attribute Type

A name for the group that an application can display when referring to the group.

This standard attribute type is defined in the following places:

This attribute type's matching rule makes it case sensitive.

5.1.1. Example

displayName: Primary ITSS

5.2. member Attribute Type

This multi-valued attribute holds DN references to all members of the group.

This standard attribute type is defined in the following places:

Because this attribute type holds a distinguished name (matching rule), some components may be case sensitive and some may be case insensitive.

5.2.1. Example

member: oakPrimaryPersonID=6075,ou=people,dc=oak,dc=ox,dc=ac,dc=uk
member: oakPrimaryPersonID=6423,ou=people,dc=oak,dc=ox,dc=ac,dc=uk
member: oakPrimaryPersonID=38463,ou=people,dc=oak,dc=ox,dc=ac,dc=uk

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