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Re: Glue, relay, chain, rwm, meta - which one?


Thank you for the information. 

> In your case I think you need to go with a decision: if you intend to 
> have all bases and sync them programmatically, the best solution would 
> likely be to use separate databases and glue them together.  If all you 
> need is present one set of data under different naming contexts to work 
> around application limitations of for other reasons (logically present 
> data under a different naming context) back-relay would be an option; it 
> would definitely save some programmatical administration headaches 
> because there wouldn't be data duplication.  From your message I suspect 
> you need a mix of the two; in that case maybe you better glue the 
> physical databases, and add back-relays out of the glued tree.  Note 
> that currently you shouldn't use slapo-rwm in a glued database.

According to Howard's info above, both glue overlay and relay backend
should do this (separately). Like I've asked Howard, I'll kindly ask you
please to provide me with the usage example of both glue and relay in
the context of our LDAP structure that was given above. Those important
mechanisms are not so well-documented, unfortunately.

Thanks in advance!