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Re: (ITS#3702) [devel] back-config and back-ldap should be slapcat'able

--On Wednesday, May 04, 2005 11:22 AM +0200 Pierangelo Masarati 
<ando@sys-net.it> wrote:

> quanah@stanford.edu wrote:
>> It should be possible to use slapcat to export your config database, and
>> any "database ldif" defined database in your slapd.conf file.  Currently
>> in head, slapcat will skip any "database ldif" definitions it finds.
>> On a related note, I'm not clear how one would "slapadd" a slapcat'd
>> "back-config" DB?
> The possibility to slapcat (and, in principle, slapadd)
> back-ldap/back-meta is intriguing, but I'm not sure I see its usefulness
> in terms of cost/effectiveness.  In fact, there's very little difference
> in slapcat'ting or in ldapsearch'ing a proxied database, as the data
> would in any case be accessed via protocol.  In any case, adding tool
> hooks to get an entry via slapadd should be trivial enough to give it a

The idea is to slapcat back-ldif, not back-ldap.  The back-ldap bit was a 
typo in the subject of my ITS. :)


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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ITSS/Shared Services
Stanford University
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