Root DSE Backend

The Root DSE Backend contains the directory server root DSE.

This is a special meta-backend that dynamically generates the root DSE entry for base-level searches and simply redirects to other backends for operations in other scopes.

Root DSE Backend Properties

You can use configuration expressions to set property values at startup time. For details, see Property Value Substitution.

Basic Properties

show-all-attributes
show-subordinate-naming-contexts

Basic Properties

Use the --advanced option to access advanced properties.

show-all-attributes

Synopsis

Indicates whether all attributes in the root DSE are to be treated like user attributes (and therefore returned to clients by default) regardless of the directory server schema configuration.

Default Value

None

Allowed Values

true

false

Multi-valued

No

Required

Yes

Admin Action Required

None

Advanced

No

Read-Only

No

show-subordinate-naming-contexts

Synopsis

Indicates whether subordinate naming contexts should be visible in the namingContexts attribute of the RootDSE. By default only top level naming contexts are visible

Default Value

false

Allowed Values

true

false

Multi-valued

No

Required

Yes

Admin Action Required

None

Advanced

No

Read-Only

No