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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for grouping entries in a directory server by group memberships defined by roles. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, October 31, 2006: US07130839 (129 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Assigning entries to roles enables applications to locate the roles of an entry, rather than select a group ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley: Method and system for determining a directory entrys class of service based on the value of a specifier in the entry. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 28, 2006: US07020662 (75 worldwide citation)

Class of Service (CoS) is a mechanism that allows a user to share attributes between directory entries in a way transparent to an application. A CoS scheme includes a CoS Definition entry and a CoS Template entry. These two entries interact to provide attribute values to target entries within their ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Enumerated roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 21, 2006: US07016907 (68 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism used in a directory server. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Assigning entries to roles enables applications to locate the roles of a target e ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for incorporating filtered roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Osha & May L, July 27, 2004: US06768988 (66 worldwide citation)

Several types of roles are disclosed herein. The difference between the role types relates to their capabilities, which in turn derive from how they are implemented. When a client application whishes to identify all entries with some characteristic, e.g., everyone who is a manager and works in a des ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for creating and utilizing managed roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 31, 2004: US06785686 (50 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Any client with appropriate access privileges can discover, identify and examine any role definition. A “man ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley: Method and system for sharing entry attributes in a directory server using class of service. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 21, 2006: US07016893 (22 worldwide citation)

Class of Service (CoS) allows a user to share attributes between entries in a way that is transparent to an application. This is achieved by generating the values of the attributes by a CoS logic at the time of or immediately prior to the time the entry is transmitted to an application, rather than ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for creating and utilizing managed roles in a directory system. Oracle America, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, January 18, 2011: US07873614 (5 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Any client with appropriate access privileges can discover, identify and examine any role definition. A “man ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for creating and utilizing managed roles in a directory system. Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC, January 27, 2005: US20050021498-A1

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Any client with appropriate access privileges can discover, identify and examine any role definition. A “man ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley: Method and system for determining a directory entrys class of service based on the value of a specifier in the entry. Wagner Murabito & Hao, April 24, 2003: US20030078995-A1

Class of Service (CoS) is a mechanism that allows a user to share attributes between directory entries in a way transparent to an application. A CoS scheme includes a CoS Definition entry and a CoS Template entry. These two entries interact to provide attribute values to target entries within their ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for nesting roles in a directory system. Wagner Murabito & Hao, April 24, 2003: US20030078937-A1

The present disclosure is directed toward nesting of roles in a directory system. A nested role is a container of other roles. To nest, the DNs corresponding to the roles are added or encapsulated to form the nested role. A “nested” role can be configured to provide additional level of abstraction b ...