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Re: (ITS#6666) Feature Request: Triggers implementation
On Thursday, 7 October 2010 08:35:45 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Sorry, I' m not a developer. I'm trying to find a solution from an
> administrator's point of view.
I think you should have discussed this on a mailing list first, coming to some
feasible method that would be acceptable, before deciding whether an ITS
should be filed.
> How about doing something like:
> on log attr <attrname> notify <[ip]:[port]>
> which would send a "message" with the attr name, the old and the new
> value of the attribute to [ip]:[port].
But, slapd already "publishes" changes via syncrepl.
> Then, someone can set up a net listening process like netcat (nc) to
> read data and do whatever.
But it is possible to provide an example perl script to search for changes in
the directory, and have it execute actions which are configurable in a
I have a daemonised perl script using Net::LDAPapi that could potentially be
modified to read from a configuration file (but, it was written to feed
commands into a long-running interactive tool, so I would need to re-work it a