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Defining a filter to generate a DN

In the inetorgperson example, an object's distinguished name looks something like this:

*uid=abarnes, ou=People, o=remedy.com*

The following procedure shows how to create an AR System filter to assemble the distinguished name using the inetorgperson example.

To define an AR System filter to construct the distinguished name using the inetorgperson scenario

  1. In Developer Studio, choose File > New > Filter.
  2. Select the server where you want to create the filter, and click Finish.
  3. Right-click the Associated Forms panel, then choose Expand All Panels.
  4. In the Associated Forms panel, click Add.
  5. In the Form Selector dialog box, select the inetorgperson form and click OK.
  6. In the Execution Options panel, select the Submit check box.
  7. Right-click the If Actions panel, then choose Add Action > Set Fields.
    A Set Fields subpanel appears, which includes a field-value table (see the following figure).
  8. Click the first cell in the Field column, then click the ellipsis button (...)
  9. Use the Field Selector to choose the Distinguished Name field, then click OK.
  10. In the corresponding Value cell, type the following expression:
    
    "uid=" + $User ID$ +  ", ou=People, o=remedy.com"

    Creating the inetorgperson filter
    (Click the image to expand it.)
  11. Click File > Save.
  12. Name your filter inetorgperson:create, then click OK.

Fields used in the inetorgperson scenario

In the inetorgperson scenario, the following fields are needed:

Field

Field properties

Distinguished Name

Entry Mode: Optional Read/Write Default Value: none Vendor Information Column: dn

Object Class

Entry Mode: Required Read Only Default Value: top, person, organizationalPerson, inetorgperson Vendor Information Column: objectclass[,]*

Last Name

Entry Mode: Required Read/Write Default Value: none Vendor Information Column: sn

Common Name

Entry Mode: Required Read/Write Default Value: none Vendor Information Column: cn

Organization Unit

Entry Mode: Required Read/Write Default Value: People Vendor Information Column: ou[,]*

In this scenario, the form looks like the form in the following figure.

The inetorgperson form

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