Commit af9ce148 authored by Pierangelo Masarati's avatar Pierangelo Masarati
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allow undefined schema items to be returned by back-ldap and remapped by the rwm overlay

parent 6e128193
...@@ -46,7 +46,14 @@ The local ...@@ -46,7 +46,14 @@ The local
.I objectClasses .I objectClasses
and and
.I attributeTypes .I attributeTypes
must be defined in the local schema; the foreign ones do not have to. must be defined in the local schema; the foreign ones do not have to,
but users are encouraged to explicitly define the remote attributeTypes
and the objectClasses they intend to map. All in all, when remapping
a remote server via back-ldap (\fBslapd-ldap\fP(5))
or back-meta (\fBslapd-meta\fP(5))
their definition can be easily obtained by querying the \fIsubschemaSubentry\fP
of the remote server; the problem should not exist when remapping a local
database.
Note, however, that the decision whether to rewrite or not attributeTypes Note, however, that the decision whether to rewrite or not attributeTypes
with with
.IR "distinguishedName syntax" , .IR "distinguishedName syntax" ,
...@@ -59,8 +66,9 @@ while mapping from remote to local, first the attributeType is mapped, ...@@ -59,8 +66,9 @@ while mapping from remote to local, first the attributeType is mapped,
and then the DN is rewritten. and then the DN is rewritten.
As such, it is important that the local attributeType is appropriately As such, it is important that the local attributeType is appropriately
defined as using the distinguishedName syntax. defined as using the distinguishedName syntax.
Also, note that there are DN-related syntaxes, like nameAndOptionalUID, Also, note that there are DN-related syntaxes (i.e. compound types with
whose values are currenlty not rewritten. a portion that is DN-valued), like nameAndOptionalUID,
whose values are currently not rewritten.
.SH SUFFIX MASSAGING .SH SUFFIX MASSAGING
A basic feature of the A basic feature of the
.B rwm .B rwm
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