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From "Emmanuel Lecharny" <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Implementing an alternative backend
Date Thu, 21 Dec 2006 18:10:05 GMT
Hi Tino

you have information about building the server here :

http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/DIRxSRVx11/ApacheDS+v1.5+Developer%27s+Guide

and

http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/DIRxSRVx11/Building+trunks

This is for version 1.5


For version 1.0, here you are :

http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/DIRxSRVx10/Building

Hope it helps...

Emmanuel

On 12/21/06, Tino Schwarze <tisc@in-chemnitz.de> wrote:
>
> Hi Alex,
>
> On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 12:25:52PM -0500, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>
> > > I've got a pretty interesting project here: We would like to equip our
> > > open-EIS knowledge management software with an embedded LDAP server.
> > > I was pretty glad to find the Apache DS since everything seems to be
> in
> > > place. My first goal is to allow user authentication against an
> existing
> > > open-EIS user base which is stored in a DB.
> > >
> > > Looking at the architecture I found that the best way would be to
> > > implemnt a new backend and provide a DN<->category mapping (open-EIS
> > > content is organized in categories) as well as a OID<->SQL mapping.
> > >
> > > Do you have any hints or advice for me? Is this the right place to
> > > start?
> >
> > Sounds like a nice project to work on.  Yeah writing a custom partition
> > would give you a lot of power.  It is the right place to start.
> >
> > First thing just take a look at the Partition interface in the partition
> > package.  You'll have to implement this for your EIS application.
> >
> > Best thing to do might be to first stub out all the methods and set
> > things up so you can just read a simple entry after installing the
> > partition into the server.  Then you can move on to start building up
> > your solution.
>
> That's good news. :-) I'll let you know how I progress...
>
> BTW: I had some difficulties with building Apache DS... what's the
> easiest way to get a dev environment set up with Eclipse? I had to add a
> lot of libs by hand... And there's a JBOSS depency in the sar-plugin
> which made me struggle.
>
> Bye,
>
> Tino.
>
> --
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>



-- 
Cordialement,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com

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