2.98 Attribute canonicalName

This attribute specifies the name of the object in canonical format; myserver2.fabrikam.com/users/jeffsmith is an example of a distinguished name in canonical format.

This is a constructed attribute. The results returned are identical to those returned by the following Active Directory function: DsCrackNames(NULL, DS_NAME_FLAG_SYNTACTICAL_ONLY, DS_FQDN_1779_NAME, DS_CANONICAL_NAME, ...).

 cn: Canonical-Name
 ldapDisplayName: canonicalName
 attributeId: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.916
 attributeSyntax: 2.5.5.12
 omSyntax: 64
 isSingleValued: FALSE
 schemaIdGuid: 9a7ad945-ca53-11d1-bbd0-0080c76670c0
 systemOnly: TRUE
 searchFlags: 0
 systemFlags: FLAG_SCHEMA_BASE_OBJECT | FLAG_ATTR_IS_CONSTRUCTED | 
  FLAG_DOMAIN_DISALLOW_RENAME
 schemaFlagsEx: FLAG_ATTR_IS_CRITICAL

Version-Specific Behavior: Implemented on Windows 2000 Server operating system, Windows Server 2003 operating system, Windows Server 2003 R2 operating system, Windows Server 2008 operating system, Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system, Windows Server 2012 operating system, Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system, and Windows Server 2016 operating system.

The schemaFlagsEx attribute was added to this attribute definition in Windows Server 2008.

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