12.3. Creating an Object Class

This section describes how to create a object class using the command line and the web console.

12.3.1. Creating an Object Class Using the Command Line

Use the ldapmodify utility to create a new object class entry. For example:
# dsconf -D "cn=Directory Manager" ldap://server.example.com schema objectclasses add examplePerson --oid="2.16.840.1133730.2.123" --desc="Example Person Object Class" --sup="inetOrgPerson" --kind="AUXILIARY" --must="cn" --may exampleDateOfBirth examplePreferredOS
For further details about object class definitions, see Section 12.1.2, “Object Classes”.

12.3.2. Creating an Object Class Using the Web Console

To create an object class using the web console:
  1. Open the Directory Server user interface in the web console. See Section 1.4, “Logging Into Directory Server Using the Web Console”.
  2. Select the instance.
  3. Select SchemaObjectclasses.
  4. Click Add ObjectClass.
  5. Select the parent object class.
  6. Enter an object class name and, optionally, set a object identifier (OID).
  7. Select the object class kind.
  8. Enter the required and allowed attributes in the corresponding fields:
  9. Click Add.