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Re: Write through an LDAP Proxy?

Jonathan Clarke schrieb:
> On 04/06/2010 12:55, Christoph Berkemeier wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> i would like to use multiple OpenLDAP Server with Samba. As Samba uses
>> only one database server, i considered it would be suitable to use a
>> ldap proxy in front of my master and my slaves servers. I tried it with
>> the proxycache overlay, but after some testing and combing the internet
>> for information it seems this does not work for write-request.
>> Is this information correct? And if it is, are there some alternatives?
> The proxycache overlay is designed to keep a local cache of requests
> (searches and binds if I recall correctly) to a distant LDAP server.

A caching proxy would be a nice feature, but i considered it as an
optional feature.

> If you just want an LDAP proxy with multiple backends, take a look at
> the meta and ldap backends:
> http://www.openldap.org/software/man.cgi?query=slapd-meta

I already tried a ldap backend (slapd-ldap) with pcache overlay, but i
will definitly take a look at slapd-meta. Thank you for your help.

Best Regards,
	Christoph Berkemeier

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