domain_from_dn

Use the domain_from_dn command takes a distinguished name (DN) that contains a domain and returns the domain name in dotted form (acme.com, for example). This conversion doesn’t require lookup in Active Directory. The command performs a simple text conversion.

Zone type

Not applicable

Syntax

domain_from_dn dn

Abbreviation

dfdn

Options

This command takes no options.

Arguments

This command takes the following argument:

Argument Type Description

dn

string

Required. Specifies a distinguished name that contains a domain.

Return value

This command returns a domain name in dotted form such as acme.com. If the distinguished name doesn’t contain domain component (DC) values, the command returns a notice that the DC values are missing.

Examples

dfdn cn=johndoe,cn=users,dc=acme,dc=com

This example returns: acme.com

Related commands

The following command converts information from one format to another:

  • dn_from_domain converts a domain’s dotted name to a distinguished name.