prefix_map module add operation fails to modify schema

Anatoliy Atanasov anatoliy.atanasov at
Tue Jul 1 09:48:34 GMT 2008

Hi metze,

> > Anatoliy Atanasov schrieb:
> > Hi metze,
> > 
> > The approach we have implemented aims to emulate Windows behavior, 
> where the Schema cache is updated after modification upon receipt of a 
> schemaUpdateNow request. Initially we intended to implement a much 
> simpler solution, but at SambaXP after some discussion with abartlet 
> decided that
> > Windows behavior should be incorporated in samba. 
> > 
> > If we do not support the schemaUpdateNow request, a lot of DEA will 
> not be able to be installed. 
> > I agree that we can go with your implementation and it's much 
> simpler than what I've done. If there are no other comments I'll 
> implement it right away.
> The schemaUpdateNow, is the correct way and it's fine to do it based 
> on
> my patch, the dsdb_create_prefix_mapping should just update the on 
> disk
> prefixMap. The schema reload will then also load the new mappings.
> metze

What do you mean by update the on disk prefixMap? Is it the ldif files or to update it in the ldb only.

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