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From "upasana immidi" <upas...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheDS as DNS server
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2006 06:00:01 GMT
Thanks for your Help Alex.

Yes there is one unit test, but that in for encoding and decoding of data.

As you say, I can see the code and am trying to glue it together like a 1000
piece puzzle :-)


cheers,
Anna

On 9/7/06, Alex Karasulu <aok123@bellsouth.net> wrote:
>
> Hi Anna,
>
> upasana immidi wrote:
> > Going through the source code I could make some (sloooooow) progress.
> >
> > I will really appreciate if there was some example code showing how to
> > start Configure and DnsServer and make a simple query to it.
>
> There is I think one unit test case you can look at although it does not
> help answer these questions.  Sorry there's very little there that can
> help with figuring out how to configure the DNS server.  I don't know
> just how much the DNS server has actually been rigged into ApacheDS in
> the trunks.  I know it's not at all in 1.0.  The code is there but the
> plumbing is not in place.
>
> > or some simple steps.
> >
> > I will appreciate some help and once I understand and get to speed with
> > this I might be able to contribute, to start with document the code and
> > add some unit tests.
>
> I already emailed Enrique and I've IM'd him directly regarding
> responding to you.  I wish I could help you out more but I'm just as
> versed as you are in this particular area of the code base: that is not
> at all.  Perhaps he will get to this email now that I have CC'd him
> directly on it.
>
> Please bear with us.  I'm sure he's just busy at the moment.
>
> Alex
>
> > Cheers,
> > Anna
> >
> > On 9/5/06, *Alex Karasulu* <aok123@bellsouth.net
> > <mailto:aok123@bellsouth.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     Enrique,
> >
> >     Can you lend a hand here since you wrote the DNS server.
> >
> >     Thanks,
> >     Alex
> >
> >
> >     upasana immidi wrote:
> >      > Hi,
> >      >
> >      > since I last sent my post with all the questions,
> >      >
> >      > I downloaded apacheds-protocol-dns-1.0.RC3.jar and integrated it
> >     with my project via Maven's POM
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > I could download source from the following location
> >      >
> >      > https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/trunks/apacheds
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > Now I need to figureout the parameters that need to be sent to
> >     instantiate DnsServer class,
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > DnsServer(DnsConfiguration config, IoAcceptor acceptor,
> >     RecordStore store)
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > is there any documentation available?
> >      >
> >      > Anna
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > On 9/4/06, *upasana immidi* <upas102@gmail.com
> >     <mailto:upas102@gmail.com>
> >      > <mailto: upas102@gmail.com <mailto:upas102@gmail.com>>>
wrote:
> >      >
> >      >     Hi,
> >      >
> >      >     Thanks for the response.
> >      >
> >      >     Firstly, how can I download the sorce code , the link that
> you
> >      >     specified just lets you view the files. I have Subversion and
> >     Maven2
> >      >     evironment, probably you cna point me to the subversion
> >     repository
> >      >
> >      >     Do I need to download code for MINA too.
> >      >
> >      >     Do I need to configure the JNDI settings somewhere and
> >      >
> >      >     Do I need to set some simple schema for DNS.
> >      >
> >      >     I would like to use DNS server for failover, if main server
> is
> >      >     responding then forwad the traffic to that other wise forward
> >     it to
> >      >     DR site.
> >      >
> >      >     Cheers,
> >      >     Anna
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >     On 9/1/06, *Trustin Lee* < trustin@gmail.com
> >     <mailto:trustin@gmail.com>
> >      >     <mailto: trustin@gmail.com <mailto:trustin@gmail.com>>>
> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >         On 9/1/06, *upasana immidi* <upas102@gmail.com
> >     <mailto:upas102@gmail.com>
> >      >         <mailto:upas102@gmail.com <mailto:upas102@gmail.com>>>
> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >             Hi,
> >      >             I would like to use ApacheDS as a DNS server (to
> start
> >      >             with). How should I go about doing it?
> >      >
> >      >             I have  ApacheDS running and have csuccessfully
> >     onfigured
> >      >             JXplorer to view the ApacheDS directory structure.
> >      >
> >      >             Can I configure ApacheDS as a DNS server or do I have
> to
> >      >             donwload the code and embed it within my program?
> >      >
> >      >             I will appreciate if some one can give me some
> pointers.
> >      >
> >      >             I am new to this list and if this is not an
> >     appropriate list
> >      >             tell me which one is?
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >         For now, DNS protocol is not integrated into ApacheDS
> >      >         out-of-the-box IIRC, but you can integrate it easily
> >     because our
> >      >         DNS implementation uses JNDI API to access the underlying
> >      >         storage (ApacheDS in this case).  So.. what you have to
> >     do is to:
> >      >
> >      >         * Start ApacheDS
> >      >         * Start DNS server within the same VM by instantiating
> >     DnsServer
> >      >         class
> >      >
> >      >         The DNS server source code is located here:
> >      >
> >      >
> >     http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/trunks/apacheds/protocol-dns/
> >     <
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/trunks/apacheds/protocol-dns/>
> >      >
> >      >         You will have to learn how to use MINA a little bit and
> look
> >      >         into the source code.
> >      >
> >      >         Once we adopt OSGi technology, we could launch the DNS
> server
> >      >         just installing DNS OSGi bundle dynamically, but not
> >     right now.
> >      >
> >      >         HTH,
> >      >         Trustin
> >      >         --
> >      >         what we call human nature is actually human habit
> >      >         --
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