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RE: LDAP search limits (ITS#1434)
The bug would be that I'm setting a limit and it is ignored. Unless your telling me I'm justs suggesting to the server how many entries I want and the server is free to ignore it...
Not being able to tell the server to stop after it collects a certain number of entries (on the query) takes away the ability to sample a query space. With a data space that contains 300,000+ entries there is a very large performance difference between sampling 1,000 entries or searching the entire data space for 60,000 entries.
I can't just set it in the configuration file since the application needs to also be able to do full queries (less frequently) but I can't have the application getting root access to override the config file.
From: Kurt Zeilenga [mailto:openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org]
Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 5:36 PM
Subject: Re: LDAP search limits (ITS#1434)
I see nothing in your report that indicates that a bug
exists in OpenLDAP. As such, I will close this report.
Software use questions should be directed to the software
mailing list. http://www.openldap.org/lists/