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

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.

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