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RE: LDAP backend for slapd
The backend is also on my web site at
Currently the only configuration item is the remote LDAP server's address:
suffix o=Highland Sun, c=US
> I have uploaded a preliminary version of my LDAP backend to
> This is a simple pass-thru/proxy; all LDAP requests are implemented.
> In the absence of the ldap_parse_result() function I have added
> an LDAP_OPT_MATCH_STRING flag to ldap_get_option(). Obviously
> this is only a temporary hack to get things working.
> Comments/suggestions welcome.
> Ultimately this backend should evolve into a metadirectory
> manager - it should be able to glue multiple servers in totally
> disjoint namespaces into a single logical tree. It should be able
> to massage DNs from foreign servers into a consistent DN
> hierarchy for the local server. It should be able to alter the
> objectclasses and attributes of foreign entries to make them fit
> into the local schema. It should be able to glue multiple entries
> (or portions thereof) from foreign servers into a single logical
> entry for the local server. For now, all this is left as an
> exercise for the reader...