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RE: openldap backend to Web Services?

I'd also add to this that there is a robust Ruby LDAPServer object.  I have
not tried it, but it looks VERY good from the documentation.  And since
when has documentation been better than implementation in an open source

On 11:32 am 06/13/06 "Kifah-web" <kifah@web.de> wrote:
> Thanks a lot Judd,
> And thanks to everyone else who contributed to my question.
> Actually I think most relevant is building a perl or shell
> thing....obviously no one has done it yet...so I guess I gotta go
> through this.
> I thought I might not have to "reinvent the wheel" :)
> >
> I dunno folks, it seems that the original poster wanted to access the
> Web service via a standard LDAP client querying a standard LDAP
> server, and we should be recommending backend-perl or backend-shell.
> I've been considering using the same, but was scared off by (a) having
> to possibly recompile perl and (b) reading somewhere about the
> experimental status of both backend-perl and backend-shell.  I've been
> extending perl's Net::LDAP::Server to accomodate my needs, but it's a
> lot of work.
> How many folks are relying on backend-perl, and is it recommended?  If
> I'm not looking at very high server loads and read-only, will I be
> saving myself much worry and effort in the long run by using
> backend-perl?
> Thanks,
> Judd