The illustration shows a hypothetical directory information tree. In the figure, dots represent entries. Lines connect dots, showing the hierarchical relationship between entries.
The tree has two primary subtrees: ou=People,dc=acme,dc=com and ou=Servers,dc=acme,dc=com. The distinguished name of one user ID located within the organizational unit People is highlighted. The distinguished name for this user ID is uid=jhay,ou=Human Resources,ou=People,dc=acme,dc=com.