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Re: alias and ref question
At 02:15 PM 2002-09-15, Aaron Anderson wrote:
>I am looking to import my DNS zones files in to an LDAP directory. I have
>found a schema that works however I have a questions regarding designing the
>directory structure. The schema I'm using (from ldap2dns) stores SOA
>records for a zone file in cn=domain.com,ou=dns,o=top. What I would like to
>do is have a template entry (called cn=TEMPLATE,ou=dns,o=top) which stores
>standard SOA record information and then have other entries reference it.
>Here's an example:
>What I would like to do is when a request is made for
>cn=test.com,ou=dns,o=top, it will return the attributes from that entry
>(dnsserial and dnsserial) as well as the attributes from the template entry.
>I tried using the above LDIFs but it wouldn't allow me to create child
>objects to cn=test.com,ou=dns,o=top.
>I'm wondering if this is possible on the back-end side. I kind of doubt it.
>I can code what I need on the front-end side but I was wondering if it is
>possible using the directory.
The directory model don't support such...
The closest thing is collective attributes. See X.501 or
draft-zeilenga-ldap-collective-xx.txt. OpenLDAP doesn't
these yet. (Free free to hack.)