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Re: referral question
On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 04:56:32PM -0700, Matthew Hardin wrote:
> > At 01:44 AM 5/25/2005, Leo Eraly wrote:
> > >Is it possible to have an object stored in a local tree
> > >with certain (local&specific) attributes (e.g samba attributes,...)
> > >and with a referral to another object in a central tree
> > >which contains the (global) attributes (e.g name,email,..)
> Yes, it is possible to do this using the translucent overlay, which is
> available in OpenLDAP 2.3 and HEAD. We also include production-grade
> versions of it in our CDS Gold and Platinum distributions that are based on
> OpenLDAP 2.2.
> We designed the translucent overlay for situations where an local LDAP
> server is in place, the bulk of the information you are interested in
> resides in a remote LDAP server, and you want to add additional attributes
> or override attribute values contained on the remote server without actually
> changing them there. It's ideal when you don't have control over the main
> LDAP server but need to change/add to the data it presents. See
> translucent(5) in HEAD or OpenLDAP 2.3.3b for additional information.
> Hope this helps...
This is exactly what I was looking for.
Any idea when 2.3 will become the next release?
Keep up the good work