How to add posixAccount class?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jul 20 00:09:02 MDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 18:46 -0400, srikumar108 at wrote:
> Following up on my own post:
> It turns out that I can add attributes like uidNumber/gidNumber/homeDirectory/loginShell anyway, WITHOUT 
> adding the posixAccount objectclass! Apparently those attribs are already implied by the existing objectclass hierarchy?
> Is this how it it supposed to work? Not that I am complaining :-)

Yes, it's currently how it is expected to work, but this will change
when you update to a current alpha.

The older code will not validate that updates follow objectClass rules,
but the intention with the current code is that we fully enforce this.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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