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

Thanks for the replies below Kurt.

I have a follow up question about your answer to # 2 below about the
"ldap-sync" operation.  Is this control already supported in the JLDAP
class libraries?


On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 14:24:00 -0800, Kurt D. Zeilenga <kurt@openldap.org> wrote:
> At 11:12 AM 11/15/2004, Ali Safdar Kureishy wrote:
> >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?
> http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=649
> I consider RFC 3928 still born.
> >2) I'm trying to develop an application that needs a change tracking
> >feature in OpenLDAP ... what are my options?
> Well, I don't see LCUP as being a "change tracking feature".
> It was designed as an content synchronization protocol.
> OpenLDAP Software support the LDAP Sync operation
> (draft-zeilenga-ldup-sync).
> >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).
> See entryUUID (draft-zeilenga-ldap-uuid).
> >4) Does openLDAP support "zombie/ghost" entry concept when an entry
> >gets deleted?
> No.
> Kurt