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Re: limits directive broken in 2.2.8 (ITS#3078)
You are right. I've amended my rules to:
# global limits.
limits dn.base="<specialDN>" size=none time=none
and that works fine. Sorry to have bothered you. Please close.
On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 19:33, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> > Full_Name: Martin Evans
> > Version: 2.2.8
> > OS: Solaris 8
> > URL:
> > Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> > Setting this in my slapd.conf in the database section has no effect:
> > limits dn.base="uid=syncrepl,dc=qmul,dc=ac,dc=uk" time.hard=none
> > size.hard=none
> > The imposed size limit seems to be set by the global sizelimit
> > directive. The slapd.conf man page states otherwise.
> > Also, as a test, I tried changing it to:
> > limits anonymous size.hard=none
> > These searches were also limited by sizelimit.
> I'm afraid there might be a misunderstanding.
> "hard" limits means that they are activated
> by explicitly requesting a size limit from the
> client's side; otherwise the "soft" limits are
> used. Soft limits default to the default size
> limit of the server (usually 500 in OpenLDAP's
> slapd). Do you get the desired unlimited
> number of entries if you explicitly request a
> very high limit with -z?
-- Dr MDT Evans, Computing Services, Queen Mary, University of London