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RE: Selective replication?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of David J. M.

> It would be very handy if it was possible to:
> a) select only sub-parts of the DIT for replication.
> b) be able to do transformation (filter/rules) for the object during the
> replication-process. like setting "*" as a *::userPassword attribute.
> Then you could replicate your users into a redzone - but removing any
> sensitive attributes / replace their values with empty/locked/safe ones.

Yes, it *is* very handy. Both of these features are supported in OpenLDAP
You can replicate portions of a DIT, and you can specify a list of attributes
to explicitly include or exclude from the replication. The config syntax is
documented in slapd.conf(5).

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