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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Configuration again ...
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2010 21:16:06 GMT
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>wrote:

>  On 10/15/10 10:50 AM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny<elecharny@gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>>  On 10/15/10 10:29 AM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
>>>
>>>> I wonder if another hierarchy (DIT structure) makes more sense:
>>>>
>>>> DirectoryService
>>>> ->    Partitions
>>>>     ->    Indexes
>>>> ->    Journal
>>>> ->    Changelog
>>>> ->    Servers
>>>>     ->    LdapServer
>>>>         ->    Transports
>>>>         ->    Replication consumer
>>>>         ->    Replication provider
>>>>     ->    KerberosServer
>>>>     ->    ...
>>>>
>>>> This way it should also be possible to define multiple directory
>>>> services with their own servers.
>>>>
>>> This is an option. It reverts the logic we currently have in place, but
>>> it's
>>> smart, assuming it covers both concerns we have :
>>> - with such a hierarchy, we allow someone to define 2 servers having 2
>>> different DS
>>> - we also have all the elements cleanly linked together.
>>>
>> One issue is that not all servers (only NTP atm?) have a relationship
>> to the directory service. But I think the main purpose of ApacheDS is
>> to provide services the need a hierarchical data store underneath.
>>
> Yes, NTP has no relation with the DS, except that it's only needed by the
> KerberosServer. The other server which has no relation with DS is
> HtppServer, but as it's a server used to have a HTTP connection with the DS,
> it's somehow related.
>
> So at the end, I still think that it's all about DS on top, and all the
> server under.
>
>
I think all server/services even NTP and HTTP will have their configurations
backed in the DIT. So the relation holds.

Great idea Stefan!

Regards,
-- 
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