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Re: alias entries across database bounds, allowed if DBs are "subordinate"?
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Quanah Gibson-Mount <email@example.com> wrote:
> --On Thursday, February 23, 2012 5:04 PM -0800 Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Judd Maltin wrote:
>>> Hey folks,
>>> On the same slapd server, I have two databases with different suffixes.
>>> I'd like to create an alias entry in one database and suffix to return
>>> an entry from the other database and suffix.
>>> Would this be possible if the second database were subordinate to the
>>> other? ÂOr, because it does not share namingContext by being in the
>>> same suffix, would it fail?
>>> Otherwise I'm going to setup another slapd and use back-ldap/meta to
>>> proxy what I need.
>> No, aliases cannot cross DB boundaries, regardless of subordinate.
> Any reason why you don't make it all a single DB?
Thanks for the responses, guys.
I inherited the existing and will be replacing with one DB.
I'm now slapcatting the DBs and loading into a single DB as POC.
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