[cifs-protocol] RE: Answer: SRX080609601575 : [MS-ADA3]: 2.43 2.44 string forms of AD attributes

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jul 1 06:29:31 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 09:05 -0700, Bill Wesse wrote:
> Good day again! I have filed the below bug against the MS-ADA3 document. I apologize for my earlier incorrect answer (which stated that objectGUID and objectSID had no 'human-readable' string format available for use within ldap filters.
> It turns out that the AD specialist I consulted with was speaking with respect to LDAP generically, not the Microsoft implementation (which I was listening as pertaining to).
> Additionally, the list of special semantics for our implementation is specifically against objectSID and objectGUID; there is no schema attribute that specifies or allows for this.

Searching for other things, I find the SID form is noted in 
MS-ADTS  The objectGUID string format should be included
nearby (already obliquely referenced in, and both linked
to the schema documentation.

Andrea Bartlett 

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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