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Old 06-09-2010, 07:31 AM
"jim@scusting.com"
 
Default LDAP filter - is this possible?

Hi,

I have been asked to come up with an LDAP setup and filter for our mail
servers which they will use to determine an emails policy for anti-spam
etc. I have been told it needs to check LDAP for a specific user, but
if there is no user and policy defined then to use the settings that
have been configured for the domain. I have the simplified objects:

---- User object -----
dn: uid=user@mydomain.com
mailpolicy: PolicyA

--- Domain object ----
dn: uid=mydomain.com
mailpolicy: policyB

Is it possible to have a filter that will match the user object if it
exists, and fallback to the domain object if not? I don't think this is
possible myself as surely the filter is being applied to a single object
at a time and not checking for the existance of 1 object before matching
another? I initially thought:

(|
(&(uid=$user) (mailpolicy=$policy))
(&(uid=$domain)(mailpolicy=$policy))
)

But that would just match either object and not _only_ match the domain
object if the user object does not exist.

Is this possible with an LDAP filter or is there some other cunning way
to achieve this?

Thanks.

Jim.

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