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Re: Fwd: Re: Obtain Schema files from a software client
--On Wednesday, May 11, 2005 7:20 AM +0300 Mike Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Sorry, I mistakenly replied only to Kurt...
----- Forwarded message from Mike Jackson <email@example.com> -----
From: Mike Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 00:55:40 +0300
Subject: Re: Obtain Schema files from a software client
Kurt D. Zeilenga (Kurt@OpenLDAP.org) wrote:
OpenLDAP 2.2 provides no mechanism for a client to obtain
the name of the schema file, clients should instead use the
general schema retrevial mechanism.
Do you think it would make sense to implement a mechanism to replicate
schema files and have the server automatically load them upon reciept?
Consider a network where there are 50 or more LDAP servers; adding a new
schema file and restarting the servers is a major task. And adding schema
into a catch-all file is not a good solution; it makes maintenance
next to impossible...
In OpenLDAP 2.3, using the config backend, you can ADD schema's (although
MOD and DELete are a not easily defined as something to do).
In my case, my master & replica's have different configurations, so I'm
exploring syncrepl and back-ldap to replicate my replica configurations to
every replica, which would allow me to add schema's to every replica and
the master in two writes: one to the master's cn=config, and one to the
replicated config for the replica's.
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