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Re: Can openldap do fan-out authentication?

On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 04:38:15PM -0500, Adam Williams wrote:
> meta is just that - meta.  It will create a single unified tree from
> multiple disparate trees,  thus you can authenticate against the
> meta-backend and be verifing against all the trees.  The issue isn't
> really authentication but constructing a single point for authentication
> information that contains all the disperate systems - which is what meta
> does.

That sounds like exactly what I want.  How do you set the search order?
We have a lot of data overlap between trees, and would like to search
the most likely one first.

Has anyone actually used back-meta for this purpose?  I'm still looking
for a nice example.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-