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Re: rootdn -> admindn?
Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
> Michael Ströder writes:
>>On 2:00:38 am 2007-01-10 "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org> wrote:
>>>At 11:50 AM 1/6/2007, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
>>>>I've had it with explaining that the suffix is the root of the
>>>>database which is not the rootdn which is not the Unix user "root".
>>>>Any hope of renaming rootdn and rootpw to admindn and adminpw, with
>>>>rootdn/pw as backwards-compatible and eventually undocumented
>>>Hack away... if you want it in 2.4, it should be done SOON.
>>IMO this renaming/aliasing will lead to even more confusion on the
>>mailing lists. In this case I'd recommend to teach people rather than
>>changing the config code.
> But with the name "rootdn", the teaching goes on forever! With a
> change, the confusion may some day end.
Sorry, up to now nobody I've teached mixed Unix user root with rootdn of
OpenLDAP. I think it's not such a big issue.