Von: Michael Ströder <michael(a)stroeder.com>
> are special characters, especially German umlauts, acceptable in the
> distinguished name?
If the attribute type used to form the DN component is of DirectoryString
syntax there's no problem. Note that DirectoryString means UTF-8 encoded
yes. The DN is composed of the common name and domain components.
The umlauts are part of the common name.
> I've accidentally discovered that CPAN's
Net::LDAP::Entry module doesn't
> support them (in the distinguished name). Other attributes are escaped
What exactly leads you to this conclusion?
I setup the DN with $entry->dn($dn); and generated with write_entry an
LDIF-file. The DN wasn't base 64 encoded. I could encode it myself, but
then the second colon is still missing. So I probably won't use this library.