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Re: (ITS#6108) unique overlay and rootdn
> Full_Name: Christopher Dyck
> Version: 2.4.11
> OS: Linux
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> I found a strange behavior in the unique overlay.
> unique overlay only works, when a rootdn is specified in the slapd.conf, because
> the unique_search function uses the rootdn for searching. (took me hours to
> determine why my configuration didn't do it's job)
> Isn't it more reasonable to use the dn with which the add or modify is
Definitely not. The user performing the write may not have sufficient access
to see all of the instances of the attribute in question.
> Or mention this circumstance at least in the manpage?!
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/