[PATCH] Activate partitions module
idra at samba.org
Tue Jul 11 04:09:14 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 14:04 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 23:53 -0400, simo wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 12:14 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > > Also we need to combine the results of all partitions on the global
> > > > catalog port.
> > >
> > > This is my next task. Do you have any preference for how I should
> > > indicate to ldb from the GC port that searches should be over multiple
> > > partitions?
> > >
> > > It almost seems like we need 'internal-only controls' to attach to the
> > > request.
> > The GC is a specialized and fast db that stores a subset of the
> > attributes and I think hold everything forestwide, so that you are not
> > required costly calls outside.
> > I think it should be a separate database fed by an ldb module that holds
> > the configuration of which attributes to copy there.
> That certainly sounds like the correct approach, particularly if we were
> not to consider an LDAP backend. It avoids the need for controls etc,
> because it is simply a connection to a seperate ldb, and can by design
> only contain the attributes desired.
> But if I want to keep the goal of an LDAP backend alive, how should I
> handle this?
Dunno, I am very sleepy, but this is one of the many things that makes
me skeptic about being able to have a full working AD DC backed by an
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