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From Marc Boorshtein <mboorsht...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Eve as a proxy to an existing LDAP server - Interceptor HOW-TO
Date Thu, 11 Aug 2005 14:30:27 GMT
Sorry about that.  Use the LdapContext to implement your own custom
partition.  It would be pretty straight forward as the api's are
pretty close.

Marc


On 8/11/05, Jérôme Baumgarten <jbaumgarten@gmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe I missed your point. Do you mean to provide my own implementation of
> javax.naming.ldap.LdapContext to the application accessing the LDAP server ?
> Or do you suggest to write my own custom partition and then go with
> JDNI to access the existing LDAP server ?
> 
> Anyway, would it be that hard if I wanted to write an LDAP context to
> make Eve act as a proxy server ?
> 
> Jérôme
> 
> On 8/11/05, Marc Boorshtein <mboorshtein@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't think anyone's published an LDAP context.  If all you want to
> > do is log requests & responses, it should be pretty straight forward
> > to just use the LdapContext to to perform various LDAP operations.
> >
> > Marc
> >
> > On 8/11/05, Jérôme Baumgarten <jbaumgarten@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > In this PowerPoint presentation
> > > (http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1&url=https%3A//karasulu.homeip.net/svn/akarasulu/apachecon/eve-presentation/eve-intro-long.ppt&ei=DTb7QuLIE8emQeOnwNMB),
> > > I've read that it is possible to use Eve as a proxy to an existing
> > > LDAP server.
> > >
> > > I actually want to do this to first see what an off-the-shelf
> > > application exactly sends to my LDAP server.
> > >
> > > But I've not been able to find any reference on the way to set this
> > > up. I could write my own partition ad described in the section "Custom
> > > Partition" (http://wiki.apache.org/directory/ApacheDirectoryServer)
> > > but there might already exist a more straightforward way.
> > >
> > > The second step is a bit more complicated but it seems that with some
> > > coding that should be possible. To make that off-the-shelf application
> > > work my own LDAP using custom model and schema, I would need to be
> > > able to "catch" incoming requests and under some conditions
> > > re-evaluate search to return the correct results. According to that
> > > same presentation, I believe that I should go for the Interceptor. Is
> > > there any information available out there to help me deal with it ?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Jérôme
> > >
> >
>

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