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RE: SQL backend for OpenLDAP
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: 11 October 2000 12:17
> To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: SQL backend for OpenLDAP
> I have compiled OpenLDAP 2.0.3 with support for SQL backend
> support with the iodbc driver. I am using Mysql as the backend DB server.
> But i don't know how to get OpenLDAP talk to the DB server. Any pointers
> or help is welcome.
I posted a note "Instructions for doing authentication with LDAP" on the 4th
October. The final section discusses backends, which is what you need. A
backend is a program which handles an LDAP request. Your backend programs
will make SQL calls to your MySQL server.
Note that there are two user guides for slapd. One discusses backends, the