Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.3 Administration Guide

Displaying a Second Virtual Value of an Attribute, Specified by Another Physical Attribute

Use the following transformation to display the value of an attribute that is specified by another attribute. For example, displaying uid as cn along with the value of cn that is already stored in the entry. The following does not store the additional value to cn but before the result is returned to the client, the transformation is applied.

$ dpconf add-virtual-transformation dataview1 read add-attr-value cn \${uid}

The following diagram indicates the transformation that occurs on user entries when they are returned in a search.

Displaying the Value of an Attribute Specified by Another