LDAP Keyserver Schemas

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sun Mar 30 07:19:02 CEST 2003

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On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 09:58:12PM -0600, Richard Laager wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Mar 2003 03:34:24 +0100, alan <alan at balclutha.org> wrote:
> > Sorry if this question gets raised all the time, but is there any
> > published standard for an openldap keyserver schema that the GnuPG
> > backend talks to?
> PGP, Inc. <http://www.pgp.com> will release this information if you
> ask them via their generic technical support channel. You're
> interested in the following files:
> readme.htm
> pgpschema.ldf
> reconkeysrv.ldf
> The files (especially readme.htm) are designed to allow the
> integration of PGP keyserver functions with Windows 2000's Active
> Directory. Hopefully, this will provide the information you're
> looking for.

Note however that this schema is not exactly what that PGP LDAP
keyserver follows.  This is a different schema, intended for storing
keys in a regular standalone LDAP server, rather than the PGP LDAP
keyserver product.  This new schema is not yet fully supported in

If you want to duplicate the LDAP keyserver schema, the URL you cited
on the OpenLDAP site is a good place to start.  Also, read the code
for gpgkeys_ldap ;)

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