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From Marc Boorshtein <mboorsht...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: LDAP Proxy backend
Date Mon, 25 Apr 2005 15:02:17 GMT

--- "Noel J. Bergman" <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > Replicas and slaves are designed for single
> directory
> > environments.  A proxy is a step closer to
> > virtualization in a multi directory environment
> (as
> > opposed to some kind of synchronization system).
> 
> Would you want to federate at the proxy, or just
> have it proxy for multiple
> domains independently?
> 

Yes :-).  I've seen both instances where you fedterate
multiple directories and when you manage seperate
domains without performing any namespace translation.

it's a building block to virtualization and is one of
the quickest use cases.

marc

> We can separate our front and back ends, and thus
> should already have a lot
> of code that would be useful to create a proxy. 
> Alex and I had talked about
> testing the frontend by putting another LDAP server
> as the backend, back
> before the backend was working.
> 
> 	--- Noel
> 
> 

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