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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Embedding ApacheDS using DirectoryServiceBean etc
Date Wed, 25 May 2011 09:21:35 GMT
This is a good point (re: the value of doing substitutions) and something we
should consider for our configuration in LDAP. Maybe not 1:1 but some like
mechanism might have value for users like Richard.

Best,
Alex

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 1:39 PM, Richard Evans
<richard.evans@datanomic.com>wrote:

> I agree, the LDIF configuration is great.  The reason for persisting with
> the XML approach is that I need to do Spring like property substation to set
> ports, etc, as in:
>
>   <property name="transports">
>      <list>
>        <bean
> class="org.apache.directory.server.protocol.shared.transport.TcpTransport"
> ...   p:port="${apacheds.ldapport}"
>
> For a fully embedded server, dynamic configuration changes do not seem so
> important.
>
> Richard
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emmanuel Lecharny [mailto:elecharny@gmail.com]
> Sent: 23 May 2011 11:36
> To: Apache Directory Developers List
> Subject: Re: Embedding ApacheDS using DirectoryServiceBean etc
>
> On 5/23/11 12:27 PM, Richard Evans wrote:
> > OK, I'll have to rethink.  It's a bit disappointing since we've used XML
> configuration for each of the other applications we embed - ActiveMQ, Apache
> FTP server and Apache SSHD.
>
> There is a reason for such a (painful) switch : having a LDIF backed
> configuration (Here, I should say a DIT based) allows us to dynamically
> reconfigure the server, without having to stop and restart it. This is
> incredibly useful.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
>
>

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