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Re: How to obtain a 'version number' of an attributes
--On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 7:58 PM +0200 email@example.com wrote:
Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
--On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 5:11 AM +0200 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
This way, the modification is atomic. As usual, this could be
accomplished by stacking an overlay that intercepts modifications to
specified attributes, like unicodePwd.
Can you formalize this a little bit more?
Imagine the possibilities if you could generalize this for uidNumber's
Maybe I misunderstood the posting but IMHO that's a different use-case:
The msDS-KeyVersionNumber is per user entry and AFAICS does not have to
be unique across the whole directory.
IMO it's not possible to implement a directory-wide whatever-unique-ID
generator without a central UID pool entry.
Yes, if I understand Quanah's point correctly, what he wants to have is
already provided by rfc4525 + rfc4527: increment with pre- or post-read,
to atomically increment and read a (central) counter.
Correct. Just something we've never implemented, but I've often seen
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