Meaning of 'idmap backend' ?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jul 1 14:14:37 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:56:27PM +0200, Simo Sorce wrote:
> The idea is that you should have a control mechanism that make the
> central idmap admin decide if remote servers can add mappings, in that
> case remote servers will be able to push mappings, otherwise a
> set_mapping on client idmap server should not be able to push the
> mapping.

Just a quick note: LDAP very nicely gives you this for free with update
referreals and ACLs. It's a bit tricky to set up, but when you have done
it once it's really straight forward.


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