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Re: (ITS#4487) Problem with dereferencing aliases to remote DB with different suffix

--On Tuesday, April 11, 2006 5:49 PM -0700 Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:

> quanah@stanford.edu wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, April 11, 2006 9:42 PM +0000 skoulik@gmail.com wrote:
>>> Expected result: alias entry is transparently dereferenced into
>>> cn=Person1,ou=target2,dc=my-domain,dc=com data
>>> Actual result: search returns no results
>>> PS:
>>> Don't hesitate to contact me if you need additional information.
>> I will note that back-meta underwent a large bit of rewriting between
>> 2.3.20 and 2.3.21, so it is possible that the issue you are seeing is
>> fixed.
> Irrelevant. Aliases are not the same as referrals. Aliases can only point
> to other entries within the same database, you must use referrals to
> point to something in a different database.

I didn't say anything about referrals... I just noted large parts of 
back-meta had been rewritten.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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ITS/Shared Application Services
Stanford University
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