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Re: managing OpenLDAP / back-config
On Donnerstag, 17. Januar 2008, Michael Ströder wrote:
> Ralf Haferkamp wrote:
> > On Mittwoch, 16. Januar 2008, Michael Ströder wrote:
> >> Ralf Haferkamp wrote:
> >>>> For 1. I usually ask my customers how they are going to
> >>>> implement the change management. After some discussion we
> >>>> usually end up with text-based config managed with version
> >>>> control. Something simple and handy. :-)
> >>> Yes, I guess that this works pretty well when you deploy OpenLDAP
> >>> (or basically any other software) at a single customer. It gets
> >>> harder when you ship OpenLDAP as a part of a product,
> >> I already imagined what your aim is. ;-)
> > Of course my aim is somewhat focused on what I am getting paid for,
> > whose isn't? :)
> Yes, this was not meant as offense.
I didn't take it as an offense. But thanks for clarifying ;-)
> > But additionally to that I was trying to find out if
> > there is a general interest among the OpenLDAP Developers to have
> > some kind of management tools/api.
> I consider the LDAP C API to be inspired by what is sent/received
> over the wire. I'd expect such a higher-level management API to be
> inspired by certain management use-cases. So which use-cases do you
> have in mind?
I listed some in my last reply to Ando.