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Re: (ITS#6277) Missing documentation for cn=config

masarati@aero.polimi.it wrote:
>>> Full_Name: Ryan Steele
>>> Version: 2.4.15
>>> OS: Ubuntu 8.04 LTD
>>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>>> According to chapter 5 of the admin guide, "some of the backends and of
>>> the
>>> distributed overlays do not support runtime configuration yet. In those
>> cases,
>>> the old style slapd.conf(5) file must be used."  However, there is no
>>> documentation on which backends and overlays do and don't have said
>>> support.
>>> Without grokking the code, it is a trial-and-error operation at best.
>> Point taken. I'm pretty sure they all do now. Will check and update that
>> section.
> back-meta and back-sql don't yet.  I have half (er, somewhere between 0
> and 100%, boundaries not included) in a working dir somewhere, and rough
> ideas about what to do with back-meta.

All of the core overlays now support cn=config. Yes, contrib is trial-and-error.

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