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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@savoirtech.com>
Subject Re: Apache Directory now integrated
Date Sun, 28 Aug 2005 02:57:12 GMT


Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> Very nice.  Jeff, where is the database (I'm assuming SystemDatabase) or 
> is the persistent store something else?  I'm curious for sysadmins that 
> will want to back up their data.

$GERONIMO_HOME/var/ldap/system

> 
> - Matt
> 
> Jeff Genender wrote:
> 
>> I have integrated the Apache Directory Server into Geronimo.  What 
>> that means is Geronimo now comes with an LDAP server.
>>
>> It is initially "stopped".  You can start it with the console or via 
>> the command line scripts (deploy.sh for *nix or deploy.bat for Windows):
>>
>> deploy.sh --user system --password manager start 
>> org/apache/geronimo/Directory
>>
>> It initially runs on port 1389, not the standard 389 because *nix 
>> boxes will need to run as root to use this port.  The port is 
>> configurable in the DirectoryGBean found in the 
>> directory-server-plan.xml.
>>
>> It has an initial ou=system schema to start with and we can build on a 
>> fairly sophisticated schema in time.
>>
>> This has some awesome implications for Geronimo in that we can begin 
>> storing all sorts of configurations and system based information in 
>> it.  There is a tremendous amount we can do with this, including 
>> leveraging new security implementations, especially single-signon.
>>
>> This is the first cut, and I have included a slew of attributes that 
>> can be set on the GBean.  Of course there are more configuration 
>> attributes I can add...so this is only a start.
>>
>> Let the JIRA issues begin ;-)
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 

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