a/s/l?

Sam Smith S at mSmith.net
Tue Jun 19 13:12:45 BST 2001


On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Paul Richards wrote:
> I think you can setup OpenLDAP to use a RDBM as a backend. I don't think
> it's recommended if you write changes back via LDAP but I think it works OK
> if you're just using LDAP as a read only interface to the data.
>
> OpenLDAP already has replication and it's much more lightweight and easier
> to manage for mirror sites so it might be the best way export the data to
> mirrors. The only glitch would be that the pages that edit the data would
> have to redirect to the master site.

I have a few ideas on how to keep the databases in multiple
locations synced which shouldn't rely on them even having to run the
same database backend (although it would make life a lot easier).

Is there a LDAP interface to PostGres so we could sit an LDAP server on
top of the database?

Sam





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