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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Why is uid=admin present in ou=system ?
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:45:19 GMT
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 10/23/12 12:05 PM, Kiran Ayyagari a écrit :
>
>> yeap, like we just discussed, we can certainly do that, the two things
>> that immediately come to my mind are
>>
>> 1. the impact of such a change in the code
>
> ATM, we use a constant in the server code, so that should be ok.
>
>> 2. and the number of existing installations that will break because of
>> this change
>
> uid=admin should *not* be used for anything but administrative tasks. We
> could create an alias in ou=system pointing to the same entry in
> ou=configuration to avoid any potential problem though.
>
what if alias dereferencing is not requested while doing a search/lookup
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel Lécharny
> www.iktek.com
>



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