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From Stefan Seelmann <>
Subject Re: [Studio] Addition of new plugins for OpenLDAP
Date Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:20:20 GMT
On 03/20/2015 04:04 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny wrote:
> Hi guys,
> in the past 2 years, Pierre-Arnaud has worked on some OpenLDAP
> configuration plugins for Studio. I intend to inject them into the
> default Studio code base next week.
> The following plugins have been developped :
> - openldap.common.ui : a few classes used by all the other OpenLDAP
> dedicated plugins
> - openldap.config.editor : quite similar to the configuration editor
> available for ApacheDS. It deals with the Openldap cn=config partition,
> allowing a user to completely manage the configuration , either with a
> started server or a stopped server (in this case, we process the LDIF
> files on disk)
> - openldap.syncrepl : deal with the replication configuration, with a
> drag/drop graphical UI to connect servers together
> An additional plugin will be added later :
> - template.editor : this is not a dedicated Openldap plugin, but a
> modified interface to expose entries. We have defined a set of templates
> that describe how the entry layout should be, so that entries are not
> only exposed in a tabular way. It's more a beautifier than enything
> else. The good part is that you can change the template, and you can for
> instance make some fields non-modifiable, expose some, or hide others.
> For end users that should not change some of the fileds, that could be
> useful.
> Anyway, there is still some work to do, and I intend to polish those
> plugins in the next few weeks.

Sounds great! I'd suggest to wait with the injection will we merged back
the branch back to trunk.

> Note that we should also take care of the eDirectory plugins that we
> have received lately.

Yes, true

Kind Regards,

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