reforcing samba's schema

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mdw at
Tue Apr 3 04:08:47 MDT 2012

Hi Matthieu,

Matthieu Patou schrieb:
> Hello Micheal,
> Following our talk about schema update, what I would do would be in 
> schema_data.c module (a ldb module mostly at the beginning of the 
> module list traversed by a ldb request) in function "schema_data_add" 
> after getting the oid from governId or attributeId, I would find the 
> dsdb_syntax for this kind of attribute (based on the oid) and check if 
> the about to be added attribute meet the requirement.
> I would also automatically add attributes "oMSyntax", "oMObjectClass" 
> if not specified.
> By checking the correctness before insterting and completing the ones 
> that aren't and that MS AD autocomplete we should gain a better 
> extendable schema.
> Note: in a related thread Andrew indicate that maybe the changes 
> should be done in samldb.c module.
yes, you will have to extend the samldb LDB module. First enhance 
"samldb_fill_object()" for add operations and "samldb_modify()" for 
modify requests if special attribute constraints which are not checked 
by "objectclass_attrs" LDB module should hold as well.
> Matthieu.

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