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Re: Does OpenLDAP support Change Tracking/UniqueObjectIds/Zombie entries?

> Hi,
> I have a couple of questions:
> 1) I'm unable to find information as to whether OpenLDAP supports LCUP
> (LDAP Client Update Protocol) yet. There was talk of this feature in
> the archives around 2002, but nothing since then. Could anyone tell me
> the latest status?
> 2) I'm trying to develop an application that needs a change tracking
> feature in OpenLDAP ... what are my options?

You might find this interesting:
I think it's already available in Symas' Connexitor, and an analogous
feature should be released as part of OpenLDAP in form of an overlay.

> 3) Does openLDAP have any "object Id" attribute that can be used to
> uniquely identify an object irrespective of its DN? For instance, if
> an object moves from one place to another, is there any id field that
> can be used to locate it? (Active Directory for instance has an
> objectGUID attribute for this purpose).

entryUUID; see draft-zeilenga-ldap-uuid


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