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From Marc Boorshtein <mboorsht...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: LDAP Proxy backend
Date Mon, 25 Apr 2005 16:09:33 GMT
i think i saw something about it being easier to
implement custom backends...am i remembering
correctly?  if so then i'd probably want to start
there.

marc

--- Alex Karasulu <aok123@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Marc Boorshtein wrote:
> 
> >--- "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 don't have one yet but as you might imagine
> whiping one 
> together would be trivial.  If you're interested in
> groking this let me 
> know I can lend a hand as you navigate the code
> base?
> 
> Also I'm thinking of creating what I call LDAP views
> and stored procs 
> which would also help as a building block of
> virtualization if you see 
> what I am referring to.  There are several building
> blocks that we need 
> in our palette to make it really easy for building a
> virtual directory.  
> The proxy backend is low hanging fruit for now.
> 
> Alex
> 
> 
> 

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