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Re: (ITS#7246) Addition of FedFS schema LDIF
Michael Ströder wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> 22.214.171.124 fedfsFsn
>> IMO name/port should just be an LDAP URL. Also your definition provides
>> absolutely zero information of how the LDAP server should be contacted (e.g.
>> using ldaps or StartTLS) which both can be encoded in an LDAP URL.
> Which standard describes how to mandate use of StartTLS with a LDAP URL?
> OpenLDAP has its own extension key-word "StartTLS" and I'm also using it with
> web2ldap. But AFAIK this is not defined in any standard which could be
> referenced in a RFC.
True but irrelevant. The point is that standardizing on a URL syntax today
future-proofs a spec and allows it to handle new connection mechanisms that
may appear in the future. Host/port is inextricably tied to networking in the
> Ciao, Michael.
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/