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From Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LDAP : first step
Date Mon, 22 Dec 2008 07:56:24 GMT
Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Huh?
> If an account gets created in bugzilla, it is probably at
> dn: cn=my-email@my-domain.com,ou=accounts,dc=apache,dc=org
> objectClass: posixUser
> objectClass: bugzillaUser
> email: my-email@my-domain.com
> How should that "squat" anything? Or did I get you wrong? You don't want
> to split the user supplied information up in any way. Treat it as an
> opaque identifier just as an email address.
> ou=accounts, dc=apache, dc=org might contain hundreds of thousands of
> objects with only a few being actual apache committers or members, but
> that is exactly the thing that LDAP is good at. A member simply gets an
> additional objectClass and you filter on this.
You can also use referrals to point to another ldap server (here, the 
Apache committers/member ldap server).

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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