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Re: (ITS#3711) [enhancement] back-meta and overlapping targets

>> The use of the URI directive to specify targets also suggests more
>> enhancements
>> (that are out of scope for this ITS); e.g. the possibility to limit the
>> attributes back-meta will be accessing, or the possibility to specify
>> additional
>> filters and so.
> On a related note, back-meta and back-ldap could benefit from this latter
> enhancement: the (optional) filter could be asserted via the assertion
> control <draft-zeilenga-ldap-assert>, and/or ANDed to regular search
> filters for search operations; the (optional) attrlist could be used to
> control what attributes can be read/written.

Of course, the addition of an assertion control would conflict with
client-requested assertions; in this specific case, the client-requested
assertion could be decoded, augmented by the proxy's:

        sprintf("(&%s%s)", proxy, client)

and re-encoded.


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
Responsabile Open Solution
OpenLDAP Core Team

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