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Re: Newbie, structuring information in LDAP
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On Wednesday 14 Jul 2004 19:39, you wrote:
> If this is not the correct place to ask this question please point me in
> the right direction.
> I've been reading all the LDAP material on the net I've been able to get
> my hands on. This has left me with some questions:
> - For the above setup, what would a good structure be? Should I create
> a single object class which contains all the information or would it
> be better to define a "user" class and a "administrator" class or is
> it possible to append some administrator information to the user
> class. What are the pros and cons of each solution?
There is already a schema for this.
> - It seems that the structure of LDAP information is pretty static. What
> happens if I discover that I need to add a "last name" attribute to my
> user class after implementing the solution?
> - Are there any good resources on LDAP on the net? I've been browsing
> the OpenLDAP site, the LDAP guru site and various articles I've found
> on google.
You MUST buy this book:
Examples for eactly what you are asking and very cheap.
> If the above questions are already (partially) answered somewhere,
> please point me there. All responses will be greatly appreciated.
So basically, set up your users, sort out the acl's, sort out encryption and
tie everything together with pam_ldap and nss_ldap. They each have their own
mailings lists too.
A few online things:
T +44 (0) 1224 587369
M +44 (0) 7930 323266
F +44 (0) 1224 742001
Open Source. Open Solutions.
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