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RE: AD->OpenLDAP replication



> I'm working at the same problem that you, i've posted my question
> yesterday.. and had this link in answer:
> http://acctsync.sourceforge.net/

Yes, I did see these the other day, but I don't think that's quite what I
need - or at least, it's *more* than I really need.  I reality, I could
just use the M$ LDAP tools to dump AD and then import into OpenLDAP,
stripping out what I don't need.

> or, you can try this one:
> http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/041800-1.shtml

That's good for our web developers, though I don't really want to do
queries to retrieve data.  The ADSI ADO is really for queries using the
COM objects.  But thanks for the pointers.


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De: Geoff Silver [mailto:geoff@uslinux.net]
> Date: vendredi 31 mai 2002 17:14
> : openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> Objet: AD->OpenLDAP replication
>
>
> I'm interested if anyone has had any luck replicating Active Directory (or
> parts of it) to an OpenLDAP server.  On my current contract, they are
> using AD strictly for generic user/computer/etc management; however, they
> want to replicate some (if possible) or all AD info (specifically just
> "phonebook-related stuff") to an OpenLDAP server.
>
> The rationale is twofold.  First, even the NT admins feel AD is terrible
> unstable, and they don't want anyone querying it if they can avoid it.
> Second (and more importantly), they will be receiving LDIF files from
> other customers they want to sync into their tree (no, referrals are
> unfortunately not an option due to some political issues) - and they want
> to keep the non-company LDAP info off the AD servers.
>
> So, has anyone had any luck doing this?  Can anyone point me in the right
> direction?  I've done replication OpenLDAP->OpenLDAP, but I'm just
> beginning to mess around with AD.  userPassword synchronization isn't
> necessary - basically, just cn, sn, givenName, o, ou, telephoneNumber,
> mail, and postalAddress, l, st, and zip.
>
> Thanks for any help anyone can provide.
>
>

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Geoff Silver					<geoff at uslinux dot net>
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