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From Stefan Seelmann <seelm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Configuration again ...
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2010 08:50:21 GMT
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.

Kind Regards,
Stefan

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