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From Jim Willeke <...@willeke.com>
Subject Re: Exploring triggers
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:14:36 GMT
BTW: eDirectory has had LDAP Event Services which allows a client or a
server process to register for events and take an action.

https://www.novell.com/documentation/developer/ldapover/ldap_enu/data/ag7bleo.html



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-jim
Jim Willeke

On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 11:47 AM, Mike Davis <mdavis@rez1.com> wrote:

> I was very close to having one working at some point in October or
> November,
> but couldn't quite get it. I created a class, uploaded the code into LDAP,
> and it was triggerable, but there didn't seem to be a way to they affect
> entries in the LDAP server.
>
> The use case I was working on was using the addition of a user into a group
> triggering the application of a specific security policy.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emmanuel Lécharny [mailto:elecharny@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2017 11:25 AM
> To: users@directory.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Exploring triggers
>
>
>
> Le 02/02/2017 à 17:04, Sathyanarayan, Harish a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > Triggers in ApacheDS seems to be a fascinating topic from an LDAP server
> > pointof view,  though I do not find any specific examples or usages
> around
> > that. Please suggest anything that would be worth looking at that is out
> > there.
>
> Hi,
>
> this was an experiment, done a decade ago. We didn't had time to keep
> going,
> but the code is still present in the server.
>
> There is some available material here : http://people.apache.org/~ersiner/
>
> It *has* worked, and I still do think it's a valuable feature.
> Typically, that could be useful to manage users/group updates, or to
> trigger
> some code execution on updates.
>
> Right now, I'm pretty sure it's not anymore working due to the migration
> from JNDI to the LDAP API (trigger code is still depending on JNDI, while
> teh rest of teh server depends on teh LDAP API). However, I don't think
> that
> reviving teh effort would take a lot of time, so if you are interested in
> it, I can drive you through the existing code.
>
>
> --
> Emmanuel Lecharny
>
> Symas.com
> directory.apache.org
>
>

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