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From Kiran Ayyagari <>
Subject Re: MODDN and replication
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 07:38:02 GMT
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 3:45 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> we have a little issue in the way we handle a MODDN operation during
> replication.
> AFAICT, we use a special control to pass some informations to the consumer,
> so that it can proceed with the Move and/or Rename.
> I don't think it's necessary. We just have to send a SearchResultEntry
> containing the modified entry, with a Modify type, and the consumer will be
> able to determinate which kind of MODDN has been used (and if the old RDN
> has been remove dor not.
this indeed is a cool idea
> This will work because the consumer always have the previous entry locally,
> and will retrieve it using the entryUuid.
> We don't need the control.
this control was my idea to solve the MODDN operation(for having the
new RDN, deleteOldRdn flag and the new superior DN),
I didn't think of leveraging the entryUUID fo performing a diff back
in the dark age of implementing RFC 4533

Kiran Ayyagari

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