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RE: (ITS#5788) Search does not work with nested naming contexts
Reopening this as a doc bug.
> I'm sorry, but I am mainly working on Windows, and the use of man
> pages is not that easy on Windows (or you would say Windows people are
> not used to read man pages).
The man pages are online too:
> Anyway, you could mention it in the admin guide.
I agree. "What to do"-issue, belongs in the Guide.
Though the manpages could be updated too, so a user who does't know to
look for it has a better chance of learning it. Does this look right,
as an addition under the "database" keyword in slapd.conf(5)?
"LDAP operations normally access only one database. However
databases that provide related naming contexts ("suffixes") may be
glued together with the /subordinate/ keyword. Some other features
such as access controls and the /translucent/ overlay can also
involve multiple databases."
BTW, the Guide's chapter 16 does say
"... A better approach would be to use explicitly defined local and
proxy databases in /subordinate/ configurations to provide a seamless
view of the Distributed Directory."
but it doesn't mention that this refers to the "subordinate" keyword -
if it does. The rest of the "subordinates" in the guide do not.