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Re: translucent overlay with local-only entries
Sven Ulland wrote:
Gavin Henry wrote:
So are you getting local entries at all?
Are they really correct? With local-only entries working well (as
they should, with my recent version of openldap), I would assume
that local-only would return local-only entries, and that
local-and-remote would return both remote and local entries.
I see local *modifications*, yes. Example: A remote entry with
uid=andrew is edited on the translucent extension with a new
description. When searching, I see the locally changed description
On the other hand, when I create *entries* that only exist on the
translucent extension, I never see any sign of them when searching. I
do see them when running slapcat, so they are indeed present in the
This should be fixed with Howard's 2.4.8 patch some time ago,
Re-read the slapo-translucent manpage:
Entries retrieved from a remote LDAP server may have some or all attributes
overridden, or new attributes added, by entries in the local database before
being presented to the client.
Entries that only exist locally have no meaning. Translucency is only for
modifying the view of an entry that already exists remotely.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/