Directory Studio
  1. Directory Studio
  2. DIRSTUDIO-434

Add value editor for Active Directory objectGUID and objectSid attributes


    • Type: New Feature New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.5.0
    • Component/s: studio-ldapbrowser
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      When viewing an Active Directory entry objectGUID attributes are not displayed, and it is also not possible to edit them. Same for objectSid, both have the same syntax OID. The entry editor just shows "Invalid Data" for them.

      The attributes have binary values. They could be displayed either in hex format (and the hex format can be used in searches as well, with a backslash in front of every two hex digits), or using the preferred Microsoft format, which is just the hex format shuffled and delimited with dashes.

      Here are a couple of articles that show how to convert from hex to the Microsoft format:

      (I found this in version 1.3, but this is not listed as a released version)

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          Marius Scurtescu created issue -
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
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          Link This issue is related to DIRSTUDIO-527 [ DIRSTUDIO-527 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Summary add value editor for Active Directory objectGUID attributes Add value editor for Active Directory objectGUID and objectSid attributes
          Assignee Stefan Seelmann [ seelmann ]
          Fix Version/s 1.5.0 [ 12313682 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
          Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
          Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot made changes -
          Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]


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              Stefan Seelmann
              Marius Scurtescu
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