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Re: Loading LDAP schema files into cn=config
On 29/06/11 16:50, Simone Piccardi wrote:
I think that putting the cn=config backend in some other directory
instead of /etc/ldap/slapd.d (that's for Debian, don't know for other
distributions) could help a lot.
Most sysadmin expect to find text configuration files under /etc, not a
kind of testual DB. I already filed a bug for Debian because that choice
is like looking for trouble.
Having it in a binary format could be even better, so people will not
mislead thinking they are some kind of split configuration files.
Hmmm - that's an interesting thought. It probably should be under
/var/lib/slapd-config or similar as it is effectively a database rather
than a configuration file.
My understanding is that touching the files in /etc/ldap/slapd.d is a
definite no-no once the LDAP directory has been initialised, which is
why I'm interested in Howard showing us his workflow for working on
schemas so I can document it.
Mark Cave-Ayland - Senior Technical Architect
PostgreSQL - PostGIS
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