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Re: 2.1.17 performance issues

On Apr 17 at 11:44am, Allan Streib wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Apr 2003, [ISO-8859-1] Michael Ströder wrote:
> > Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> > > The failure I see here is not a lack of documentation
> > > on the OpenLDAP side, but a lack of willingness of users to go read
> > > documentation, and instead rely on asking questions of the list on how
> > > to do basic configuration.
> >
> > Unfortunately this is very true...
> Yes and no.  Between the man pages, the administrator guide, the FAQ,
> Turbo's HOWTO, the RFCs, and the list archives pretty much everything is
> there.  But for example the admin guide alone is certainly insufficient
> for more than the basics on getting started.  For advanced information on
> ACLs, replication, etc. you need to also consult man pages, the FAQ, etc.
> It many cases it may be more a matter of newbie ignorance about where to
> look than laziness.

Amen!  I've been at this for two years now and I'm still finding sources
of information -- and correcting the mistakes I've made as I've deployed
openldap because of things that I just plain didn't know.  If openLDAP
was the ONLY thing I had to do, this would be a lot easier.  The problem
is I'm supporting an entire university and projects (like deploy
openLDAP) is something that has to be fit in between phone calls (and
managements sudden whim of something else having to be done yesterday),
so it is easy to get very disjointed and when there isn't a single
comprehensive reference to look to, easy to get confused.

Frank Swasey                    | http://www.uvm.edu/~fcs
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