Commit 9f125dbc authored by Howard Chu's avatar Howard Chu
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Note use as an overlay

parent 9ca9459e
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.\" Copying restrictions apply. See COPYRIGHT/LICENSE.
.\" $OpenLDAP$
.SH NAME
slapd\-sock \- Socket backend to slapd
slapd\-sock \- Socket backend/overlay to slapd
.SH SYNOPSIS
ETCDIR/slapd.conf
.SH DESCRIPTION
......@@ -17,6 +17,10 @@ requests. This allows multithreaded operation and a higher level of
efficiency. The external program must have been started independently;
.BR slapd (8)
itself will not start it.
This module may also be used as an overlay on top of some other database.
Use as an overlay allows external actions to be triggered in response to
operations on the main database.
.SH CONFIGURATION
These
.B slapd.conf
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Other database options are described in the
.BR slapd.conf (5)
manual page.
Alternatively, to use this module as an overlay, these directives must
follow an "overlay sock" line within an existing database definition.
.TP
.B extensions [ binddn | peername | ssf ]*
.B extensions [ binddn | peername | ssf | connid ]*
Enables the sending of additional meta-attributes with each request.
.nf
binddn: <bound DN>
peername: IP=<address>:<port>
ssf: <SSF value>
connid: <connection ID>
.fi
.TP
.B socketpath <pathname>
......@@ -246,4 +254,4 @@ default slapd configuration file
.BR slapd\-config (5),
.BR slapd (8).
.SH AUTHOR
Brian Candler
Brian Candler, with enhancements by Howard Chu
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