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RE: (ITS#5919) URI syntaxe (ldap:///dc=my%2cdc=domaine)
And what do you think about : ldap://.nameOfSrvDomainSearch/ ('.' at
begining of the hostname to say "use SRV record" of this domain - search
domain(s) if only '.') ?...
De : Hallvard Breien Furuseth [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Envoye : mercredi 4 fevrier 2009 05:02
A : Philippe.email@example.com
Cc : firstname.lastname@example.org
Objet : Re: (ITS#5919) URI syntaxe (ldap:///dc=my%2cdc=domaine)
I'm not quite sure if it's a good idea to move ldap SRV lookup into
ldap_initialize(), since ldap:/// is also means "this LDAP server" in
referral objects and some slapd backends. Possibly some other syntax
should be used to say "use SRV record", e.g. "ldap://./", or another
function could work like ldap_initialize() but be more clever. Though a
helper function which copies clients/tools/common.c:tool_conn_setup()
functionality could in any case be useful.
Also note that _ldap._tcp.domain is of limited utility outside
Windows-land, because Microsoft annexed it for Active Directory:
On a site which has Windows and Active Directory, _ldap._tcp.domain
is normally required to refer to Active Directory. Thus if such
a site uses another LDAP server for their public LDAP data, they
can't _ldap._tcp.domain for that.