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Re: openldap 2.2.17 and following references
Forgive me, but I can't seem to find any change logs on the
openldap.org site. Would anybody mind sending me a quick URL to it?
On 8/11/05, Quanah Gibson-Mount <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --On Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:36 AM -0400 Jeremiah Martell
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I'm using openldap 2.2.17. I can do a simple search that usually
> > returns only 4 results in a matter of seconds. However, sometimes it
> > takes a couple minutes.
> > An ethereal trace shows the first initial DNS lookup, then bind, then
> > search, and 4 search results are returned immediately. After a minute
> > or two of no network traffic, openldap does some DNS lookups, and then
> > connects to the same server 3-4 times, and attempts to search using
> > the same filter again. I'm assuming it's attempting to follow
> > references (based upon what I know of the server and the DNS lookups).
> > But why the 1-2 minute lag?
> > Is this a known issue that has been fixed in an updated version?
> I have no idea, but if I were you, I would read the changelog in OpenLDAP
> 2.2.27 to see the tons of bugs fixed since 2.2.17, including one that could
> allow people to remotely kill your server if you made "" readable to them.
> There are certainly many many valid reasons to use a newer version of
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Principal Software Developer
> ITSS/Shared Services
> Stanford University
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