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Re: (ITS#7581) adding meta backend in cn=config with ldapadd / ldapmodify
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#7581) adding meta backend in cn=config with ldapadd / ldapmodify
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 19:22:42 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
> email@example.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: dcoutadeur
>> Version: 2.4.35 / git
>> OS: openSuse 11.3 x86_64
>> Submission from: (NULL) (18.104.22.168)
>> I apologize in advance if this is not considered as a bug, but I thought this
>> ticket should help the community anyway...
>> The problem is that it seems impossible to add meta backend in cn=config thanks
>> to ldapadd / ldapmodify clients. I thought the major interest for cn=config was
>> precisely to let administrators change the configuration in a remote way, but
>> maybe new database configuration is an exception ?
> Seems we need some rework here to allow this case. Currently bconfig assumes
> that the olcDatabaseConfig entry is sufficient by itself, and any child
> entries underneath are just optional. It doesn't handle the case where the
> olcDatabaseConfig entry is basically an incomplete config.
Should work now in git master, please test.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/