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From "Alex Karasulu" <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] [BIND] BindRequest and current session ...
Date Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:46:41 GMT
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:44 AM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny <>wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <
>> >wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> just a question :
>>> what should we do when a user send a BindRequest if it already has an
>>> open
>>> session ? Should we brutally delete his ldapSession, or wait until all
>>> the
>>> running rquests have completed ? Should we terminate the session with an
>>> UnbindRequest? Should we Abandon the current running requests ?
>> NONE OF THE ABOVE!!!  Just create the new session.  There can be several
>> connections to the server by the same principal.  Think about connection
>> pooling or applications with duplicate connections used for different
>> purposes.  Who knows why but it should be allowed.
> As stated by RFC 4511, par 4.2.1, (thanks jeff), if a user send another
> bindRequest, the previous session should be abandonned or completed. Note
> that it has nothing to do with the principale, as you may still open as many
> session as you want, assuming that you are opening new IoSessions. May be it
> was not clear in my previous mail that it was on _the same_ connection.

Aye just realized that after talking to you on IM.  I thought you were
trying to drop connections when a new bind was occuring as the same

Gotchya now - my bad.  I think I need some coffee.


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