Commit 513659c6 authored by Ondřej Kuzník's avatar Ondřej Kuzník
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Document config behaviour

parent f1ea9da3
......@@ -65,18 +65,34 @@ module, any option that shares the same name as an option in
.BR slapd.conf (5),
.B slapd
interpretation wins. An additional option is available in this case:
interpretation wins and the
.B lloadd
option mentioned is unavailable through
.BR slapd.conf (5)
directly, instead, it would have to be configured via a dedicated attribute in
cn=config. In particular,
.B lloadd
keeps its own TLS context and serving TLS to clients is not available except
through the dynamic configuration.
An additional option is available when running as a
.B slapd
.B listen "<listen URIs>"
The URIs the Load Balancer module should listen on. Must not overlap with the
ones that
.B slapd
uses for its own listening sockets.
uses for its own listening sockets. The related
.B cn=config
attribute is
.B olcBkLloadListen
with each URI provided as a separate value. No changes to this attribute made
after the server has started up will take effect until it is restarted.
Options described in this section apply to all backends, unless specifically
overridden in a backend definition. Arguments that should be replaced by
actual text are shown in brackets <>.
Options described in this section apply to all backends. Arguments that should
be replaced by actual text are shown in brackets <>.
.B argsfile <filename>
The (absolute) name of a file that will hold the
......@@ -125,6 +141,10 @@ operation if initiated by a client whose bound identity matches the identity
configured in
.B bindconf
(no normalisation of the DN is attempted).
If SASL binds are issued by clients and this feature is enabled, backend
servers need to support LDAP Who Am I? extended operation for the Load Balancer
to detect the correct authorization identity.
.\" .TP
.\" .B vc
.\" when receiving a bind operation from a client, pass it onto a backend
......@@ -146,6 +166,9 @@ continuing with the next line of the current file.
Specify the number of threads to use for the connection manager.
The default is 1 and this is typically adequate for up to 16 CPU cores.
The value should be set to a power of 2.
If modified after server starts up, a change to this option will not take
effect until the server has been restarted.
.B logfile <filename>
Specify a file for recording debug log messages. By default these messages
......@@ -314,7 +337,9 @@ The default is 10000.
.B lloadd
is built with support for Transport Layer Security, there are more options
you can specify.
you can specify. None of these are available when compiled as a
.BR slapd (8)
module except through cn=config.
.B TLSCipherSuite <cipher-suite-spec>
Permits configuring what ciphers will be accepted and the preference order.
......@@ -755,6 +780,16 @@ backend-server
example of a configuration file.
The original ETCDIR/lloadd.conf is another example.
Support for proxying SASL Binds is limited to the
mechanism (and only to extract the DN of a client TLS cerificate if used during
the last renegotiation) and mechanisms that rely neither on connection metadata
(as Kerberos does) nor establish a SASL integrity/confidentialiy layer (again,
some Kerberos mechanisms,
can negotiate this).
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