Re: LDAP Attribute names

Mark Wahl (
Tue, 29 Oct 1996 09:47:23 -0600

> Can anyone refer me to a definitive list of 'Standard' LDAP attribute names
> and their associated short forms,
> e.g. "commonName" and "cn".

In LDAP only the short forms are used in protocol.

For LDAPv2, look at sections 4.1 and 4.2 of

For LDAPv3, sections 5.1.1 through 5.1.5 of

These documents should be available from Internet Draft repositories such as

Hope this helps,

Mark Wahl, Enterprise Directory Integration
Critical Angle Incorporated