Group mapping information stored in LDAP some day?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Sep 12 12:23:01 GMT 2002

Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 01:44:12PM +0200, Joachim.Tork at wrote:
> > Unfortunately the group mapping information is stored in an extra
> > simple database/file group_mapping.tdb.
> >
> > Is it possible and intended to put this information in a LDAP Server, too,
> > so you have only database to maintain ?
> Yes, that is definitely intended, at least by me. But as always, time... :-(

Depending on development progress, this may be implemented as a quick
hack (basicly transferring the tdb into ldap calls) or as part of the
new SAM subsystem a number of people are working on.  Either way, this
is needed for the SAM replication to make any sense, somthing we are
hoping to get into 3.0

Andrew Bartlett

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Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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