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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Configuration again ...
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2010 09:07:59 GMT
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 2:39 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.
it is indeed deeply related when we have web app deployed which work based on
the DS data (e.x a DSML or JSON gateway)
>
> So at the end, I still think that it's all about DS on top, and all the
> server under.
>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
>
>



-- 
Kiran Ayyagari

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