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Re: Can a package modify slapd.conf in its maintainer script?

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 08:28:29AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Bastian Blank]
> > You know that parts of the config settings are only supported in the
> > legacy-format?
> Nope.  What parts is that?

I read it in the docu of some of the overlays, not sure currently. None
of the overlays specifies mappings into the cn=config format.

> > Is there documentation how to import new schemas in the new config
> > tree?
> I found <URL:http://www.zytrax.com/books/ldap/ch6/slapd-config.html>.

This does not document how I can add a new schema which is delivered in
the old config file format to the config.

> > Also modification are only supported via the ldap protocol, who say
> > that root may authenticate at all?
> I guess root can use slapadd, but then one need to stop the LDAP
> server.

Will this work if cn=config is mirrored[1]? Or just a replica, which
should never be modified localy?


[1]: http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/replication.html#MirrorMode

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