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Warning: Syntax "2.16.840.1.113719.1.1.5.1.0" not found. Using Octet String

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Environment

Import Conversion Export Tool - ICE

eDirectory 8.8.7

Situation

Using ICE to compare to schema files returns the following warning:

Warning: Syntax "2.16.840.1.113719.1.1.5.1.0" not found.  Using Octet String


The Warning message results from the following ICE command to compare two ldif files.
ice -l ice.log -C -c output.ldf -SLDIF -f ex_schema_tree_1.ldif -DLDIF -f ex_schema_tree_2.ldif 

Resolution

Attributes like passwordManagement may use this OID for the syntax


Example:

attributeTypes: ( 2.16.840.1.113719.1.1.4.1.185 NAME 'passwordManagement' SYN

 TAX 2.16.840.1.113719.1.1.5.1.0 SINGLE-VALUE USAGE directoryOperation X-NDS

 _NAME 'Password Management' X-NDS_NONREMOVABLE '1' X-NDS_READ_FILTERED '1'

 )


That OID stands for SYN_UKNOWN. Since it is not expanded, it defaults to OCTET_STRING and shows up as a warning. 


The warning is the way ICE falls back and reports this message.

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  • Document ID:7014103
  • Creation Date:12-NOV-13
  • Modified Date:12-NOV-13
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
      Open Workgroup Suite - Small Business Edition (NOWS SBE)
    • NetIQeDirectory

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