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How to Create An OVD DB Adapter That Has a LDAP Attribute Derived From Multiple Columns (Doc ID 2055499.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Steps to Create An Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) Database Adapter That Has a LDAP Attribute Derived From Multiple Columns

As an example:

There is a database table called <TABLENAME> 

This table stores data in the following columns:

identifier, name, customname, surname, email, usualname, profession

The objective is to create a database adapter which will contain at least the following attributes:

uid, givenname, orclsamaccountname, sn, mail, cn,businessCategory and description.

The attribute Description, is a derived attribute.   It will need to contain information about identifier and profession column from the database table.
For example, the syntax look like the following:


Observation for this example: In database table<TABLENAME>, there are 7 columns.   In the OVD database adapter there will be 8 attributes, but one is derived from two columns.


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