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From "Jim Yang" <jimy...@safehaus.org>
Subject Re: Using Apache DS as Proxy Server
Date Sat, 19 May 2007 11:32:48 GMT
One alternative way is to use Penrose, an open source virtual
directory. We just released version 1.2 yesterday,
http://penrose.safehaus.org. Penrose uses the latest stable release of
ApacheDS and MINA.

On 5/18/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org> wrote:
> Vijay R a écrit :
>
> > Hello,
>
> Hi !
>
> >
> > I am using apache DS 1.0. Is there a way to use it only as a proxy
> > server? I
> > just want the requests to be forwarded to another backend instead of
> > the one
> > in apache DS.
>
> It depends on what you mean by 'backend'. If you are talking of another
> Ldap server, then trapping requests in protocol-ldap module (each
> message has a messageReceived handler) could be a possible way to go.
> Simply derive your own ldap-procy-protocol to do it (you will have to
> manage communication with the other servers).
>
> If you think about storage, that's a different story. You will have to
> plug a different partition after the interceptors chain.
>
> >
> > <snip/>
> >
> > Also, is there a seperate front end (proxy server) installation of
> > Apache DS
> > available?
>
> Not that I know.
>
> >
> > Can you please suggest other ways?
>
> Can you tell us a little bit more about your real intentions, so that we
> can think about other ways ?
>
> Thanks for your interest,
> Emmanuel
>
>

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