Number of values
An individual's common name. For the AAF this is defined as the users first name followed by their surname.

first name <space> surname

Notes on usage
cn can be used by services for searching for a person, or creating user friendly auxiliary usernames. Usually the cn will contain two names, the first name and surname, with a single space separating them. However, in the situation where a user only possesses one name, then the name will be consider the users surname.

Notes on privacy
This attribute should not be used in transactions where it is desirable to maintain user anonymity.