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Re: (ITS#5296) Search netgroup by triple don't report existing entry
> Hi Howard,
> thank you for your answer, though I found it severe and not very
Our purpose is to deliver an LDAP implementation that complies strictly with
the existing specs; that's the only way to guarantee interoperability.
Altering the files we bundle to be non-compliant with the published specs is
always a bad idea. If you find that some schema is deficient, as is the case
with the RFC2307/NIS schema, the correct solution is to fix the spec first.
> I finally found the solution at:
> Since people have been having problems with this case for at least 2
> years now, I think it's worth to put the solution in this ITS entry:
> To allow searching for netgroups by triple, possibly using wildcards,
> you have to change the nis.schema which comes with openldap as follows:
> attributetype ( 184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11 NAME 'nisNetgroupTriple'
> DESC 'Netgroup triple'
> EQUALITY caseIgnoreIA5Match
> SUBSTR caseIgnoreIA5SubstringsMatch
> SYNTAX 18.104.22.168.4.1.1422.214.171.124.26 )
> # EQUALITY and SUBSTR directives added, SYNTAX changed.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/