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Re: slow adds of member attribute in large groups

Dynamic groups are something I've been dreaming about for some time (says
a lot about my life...).  Is there any available documentation describing
the implementation of such in OpenLDAP 2.2?

Quanah Gibson-Mount said:
> --On Monday, October 06, 2003 11:21 AM -0700 "Paul B. Henson"
> <henson@acm.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
>>> Just as an aside, I think the long term solution here for you is to
>>> use the dynamic group capability of OpenLDAP 2.2... ;)
>> I'm not completely familiar with that, although I think you are
>> talking about defining groups via a search filter?
> Correct.
>> Most of our largest groups are defined by external criteria (for
>> example, students taking a particular class) and I don't know that a
>> dynamic group would work...
> Ah... We are currently developing a process here that will populate
> enrollment information for users into the directory servers, thus
> letting  us create dynamic groups.  Sounds like you have to use static
> groups unless  you can also develop a similar process.
> --Quanah
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Alan Sparks, UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator    <asparks@doublesparks.net>