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Re: Controls and backends

Bertrand Croq wrote:

From what I read, these overlays seems to manage the replies on their
own! syncprov "connects" directly to the backends, bypassing some of the
tests (restrictions, maybe acls) done in slapd when all overlays return
SLAP_CB_CONTINUE (or when there is no overlay).

Not exactly. syncprov only accesses the database directly for its own internal operations. User requests are all processed the usual way.

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