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RE: Proxy cache extension for OpenLDAP

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Pierangelo
> Masarati

> Kurt D. Zeilenga writes:
> > That is, caching aside, back-ldap should be able to obtain
> > information using a common identity but return it only if
> > it matches per-user ACLs.
> Although feasible (and surely interesting) this doesn't ensure
> the same rights of the source are applied by the caching proxy


> (I realize the same applies to replicas; at this point it is
> unclear to me what's the difference between a proxy and a
> (partial?) replica.

The difference to the end-user is minimal. The main difference is whether
it's a push model or a pull model; slurpd pushes updates to the replicas
regardless of demand, while this approach pulls data into the proxy/replica
based on demand.

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