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Re: (ITS#5612) Contributing An Overlay which Submits Modification in LDAP to a Web-Page!
--On Monday, July 14, 2008 9:04 PM +0000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Contributing an overlay which submits modification in LDAP to a
>>> web-page through libcurl.
>> Thanks for the contribution. Without having looked too much into the
>> solution you designed, however, I believe you moved too much effort at
>> the DSA side. An alternative approach to your problem consists in using
>> the RFC4533 LDAP Sync to design a client that is persistently returned
>> any change in data matching a search request, letting the client adapt
>> the results into the desired form for the web page. The client could be
>> easily embedded in a web server, e.g. using the scripting capabilities
>> that most web servers have, or even coded using those scripting
>> capabilities, provide they support the capability to implement the LDAP
>> extensions used by RFC 4533.
> Actually, even without RFC4533, all that's needed is to use
> slapo-accesslog and let the web server query the log DB whenever a user
> accesses the page. --
Along Pierangelo's answer, I'll note that Net::LDAPapi perl module can be
an LDAP sync client, and thus used to drive any number of things based off
changes made to an accesslog DB.
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