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Re: (ITS#7280) accesslog write to subentry of log database
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#7280) accesslog write to subentry of log database
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 23:02:58 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
> Full_Name: Patrick Hemmer
> Version: 2.4.31
> OS: Linux RHEL6
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> This is a feature request (mostly).
> Currently the accesslog overlay is only capable of writing to the base DN of a
> log database, and not a subentry of that database. Specifying the DN to a
> specific subentry for the "logdb" parameter ends up writing to the base DN of
> the database instead.
> The main reason for this is so that multiple accesslog overlays can write to the
> same backend database, and not have to create a separate database for each
> overlay. Currently if you try to give multiple accesslog overlays the same
> database, it causes deadlock issues (or it appears to be a deadlock) and write
> operations end up hanging. I'm not sure if this should be considered a bug, or
> just noted as "don't try and do that".
Don't do that. Closing this ITS.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/