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Rép. : Re: Question about 'Chain' openLdap directory
For my test I have created two openLdap with the same base structure
but they not contened the same datas.
i have created a referral link between server 1 or server 2. it's work
Now I have a third server like:
So I'm not able to make a referral link between server1 and server 3
so I want to chain the two directories.
is it possible ?
angelo Masarati" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 01/06 10:07 >>>
> I have two openldap Directories.
> The tree structure of the two directories is very different :
> The first one is like this : dc=directory1,dc=MyCompagny2
> The second is like : o=directory2,o=MyCompagny2 .
> I need to chain the two directories.
what does "chain" mean in this case? chaining usually means that one
the DSAs contain a portion of the information, the other contains
portion, and you want that one of the DSA be able to propagate an
operation on data contained in the other on behalf of the client,
than returning a referral. However, since the two naming contexts
share anything, I don't se how the two DSAs could be related.
> In the first step I have created a referral link. (I use ldap
> to watch me
> directory). It's work fine if the tree structure is the same. (Same
> Manager user name, in the same subtree)
Does this mean the two DSAs contain the same data? In this case
no need to chain anything; actually, I would expect one is replica of
> In my case, the referral link don't work, because the user used to
> connect to the first directory which containt the referral link is
> in the second. So referral link seam no to work.
> So I want to use something like the chaining of directory (it's
> possible with novel directory).
> My question are:
> 1) can I solve my problem with chaining directory or is it possible
> with refferal (if so how ?)
Unless you clarify what you intend to do, the answer o this is
> 2) is it possible to simply chain two different (tree structure )
> openLdap directory ?
The short answer is: NO.
> 3) if yes is some one can give me a link where I can found
> documentations or examples ?
Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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