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Re: (ITS#4996) Use SRV records to locate local server for command-line clients

ando <ando@sys-net.it> writes:

> Committed to HEAD.  Command-line clients now use DNS SRV to look up the
> host names related to a DN and build a list of URIs for subsequent use.
> To trigger, use -H "<proto>:///DN".  The <host> portion must be empty,
> and a DN must be present.  The DN must be in the "dc=<component>" form;
> it's turned into a domain and the host list is looked up using DNS SRV.
> After that, a list of URIs is built using the returned host/ports, and
> using <proto> as the LDAP scheme.

Thank you!  I've forwarded this information to the original Debian bug
reporter who was interested in the feature in the hopes that he'll be able
to test and provide feedback on the implementation.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>