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Re: Applicability of manage DIT control?

Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> At 05:00 AM 10/17/2005, Michael Ströder wrote:
>>I'm experimenting with Manage DIT control in web2ldap.
> You might consider deferring your experiment until there
> is an Internet-Draft detailing the control extension.

Sometimes I'm an impatient person. ;-)

>>Does this mean that this control is not usable for all LDAP operations?
>>Only with modify requests?
> only with update requests (e.g., add, delete, modify, and rename (moddn)).
>>I've implemented setting it globally similar
>>to Manage DSA IT control. But this seems to be too naive...

Now I've implemented support for ManageDIT in web2ldap 0.16.0a2 applying
the control only when suitable. It seems to work. I've modified some
operational attributes with OpenLDAP HEAD. The operational attributes
are presented in the input form when ManageDIT is enabled.

You can enable and play with it (and Subentries and ManageDSAIT in


The link above *is* slow. Feedback is appreciated.

Ciao, Michael.