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Re: Openldap replication over XMPP

 On 7/22/10 8:23 AM, kalyan wrote:
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 02:50:27PM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
kalyan wrote:

I would like to share some simple idea and find out similar interest.
This is about the ldap replication using the existing xmpp network.

To be frank, i did not think this because there is some serious problem
in the existing replication mechanism. But the below might be considered
for your question.
Definitely this can't be a default replication method for openldap, but
I am thinking what if I make another directory server to sync to openldap.
The best way is probably for this different server to implement RFC 4533. This is what we did at Apache Directory Server allowing us to sync with an OpenLDAP server. It works, it's not *that* complicated. Here is an exemple on how to leverage a Java API implementing this RFC :


Emmanuel Lécharny