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Re: Re-engaging the Samba4 LDAP backend
----- "Andrew Bartlett" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> - a replacement for the Samba4 rdn_name module. For OpenLDAP I have
> tried out ITS#6055 but it fails, sadly.
> I don't know of any comparable effort in Fedora DS.
We're considering this proposal for FDS:
At this point it's still being designed, so I can't say yet when this
would become available.
> - Transaction support. While most of the transaction-aware tasks in
> Samba have now been either pushed off as 'too hard on LDAP' or into
> modules that are now in the LDAP backend, we still do need
> over LDAP.
Transaction on FDS is deferred until later this year:
> - A way to easily detect that we have OpenLDAP or Fedora DS
> on the system, and what it's version is. Once we have that, we could
> start trying to run at least some of Samba4's tests against such a
> backend regularly (and stop breaking it so often).
The buildsamba02 machine is configured to test against FDS:
I hope there's somebody who could maintain a similar system configured
> - Some help debugging the existing 'make test' failures!
I've fixed some FDS-specific failures. I'll send you the patches soon.
> To address a broader range of use cases, I'm looking forward to the
> Endi has promised for a 'ldap backend config file' as input to
> provision. Hopefully this will reduce the options we have to present
> users on the provision command line.
Sorry about the delay on this. It's coming but slowly because I have to
handle other issues as well.
Endi S. Dewata