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Re: How do I "reuse" ldap informations

LDAP does not offer attribute value aliasing.  Hence,
slapd(8) does not provide such, at least not as a
core feature (one could likely implement something as
an overlay).


At 09:18 AM 10/21/2005, Michele Marcionelli wrote:
>is ther a "simple" way to "reuse" ldap information without duplicating them (like a kind of symbolic-link ;-)?
>For instance I have a user like this on:
>dn: uid=testuser,ou=People,dc=domain,dc=org
>uid: testuser
>cn:  Testname
>objectClass: account
>objectClass: posixAccount
>objectClass: top
>objectClass: shadowAccount
>userPassword: ******
>loginShell: /bin/sh
>uidNumber: 555
>gidNumber: 555
>homeDirectory: /home/testuser
>gecos:  Testname
>And want to have exactly the same user (i.e. uid + userPassword) somewhere else with another, let say homeDirectory, like in
>dn: uid=testuser,ou=another_People,dc=math,dc=ethz,dc=ch
>Is that possible? Or maybe I'm on the wrong way to do that...
>This could be useful, because the user has to change only once the password for all "services"...
>Thanks in advance,
>PS: I'm using OpenLDAP-2.2.26
>michele.marcionelli@math.ethz.ch / phone: +41 44 632 6193
>eth zentrum / hg g 14 / raemistrasse 101 - ch-8092 zurich