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Re: order of rewrite context processing

2008-03-18_15:36:23-0400 Ron Peterson <rpeterso@MtHolyoke.edu>:
> 2008-03-18_09:18:21-0400 Ron Peterson <rpeterso@MtHolyoke.edu>:
> > 2008-03-17_16:40:26-0400 Ron Peterson <rpeterso@MtHolyoke.edu>:
> > > I'm trying to select a backend (ldap proxy) according to the the content
> > > of a search filter.  I've configured something like this prior to any
> > > backend definitions:
> > > ...
> > 
> > If I use the 'default' context, this seems to work the way I want.  I'd
> > prefer being able to be more specific about exactly what I want in each
> > context, but I think this will do.
> No, I was mistaken; this still doesn't work.  My tests were falling
> through to my default dn, which made them appear to work.
> So my question remains: is there a way to process global rewrite rules
> for the searchFilter context prior to evaluating the searchDN context?

I just had an 'aha' moment and realized I've been misunderstanding how
the global -> specific backend rewrite rules are processed. I think I'll
have this pinned down shortly.  I'll post back when I've got a good
handle on it.

Ron Peterson
Network & Systems Manager
Mount Holyoke College