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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino
Categories Integration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2024

using Domino Directory to extend the LDAP schema - support for binary LDAP attributes

At the moment using the DominoDirectory to extend the schema only supports the following data types:

Domino data type

LDAP attribute syntax


Directory string


Generalized time




Distinguished name

(Table.1 Data types -

Extending these data types by "RichText"(Domino data type) => "binary" (LDAP attribute syntax) would enable customers to easily populate Notes-RichText-data for LDAP clients - e.g. custom photo fields - by using their Notes clients.
At the moment you are required to run 3rd party LDAP tools to insert binary data. This is pretty unhandy.

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  • Guest
    Mar 26, 2024

    This idea is for a custom binary field. The "Photo"-default field already provides binary LDAP data since v11 afaik

  • Admin
    Thomas Hampel
    Mar 19, 2024

    Starting with 14.0 you can retrieve the Photo from a person in binary format.

    The LDAP server will return the binary data from the Photo field which is a RichTextLite field as well as syncronizing this data from e.g. AD