AW: [Pdns-dev] ldapdns schema compatibility for LDAP backend
norbert at linuxnetworks.de
Mon Dec 29 19:38:16 CET 2003
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On Monday 29 December 2003 17:12, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> At most I'd like to use pure COSINE schema without any additional
> schemas. Your idea with ldap-disable-ptrrecord is OK.
I still don't understand your reasons, but that's ok.
> >>dn: dc=www,dc=example,dc=net,ou=DNS,o=example.net
> This feature is most interesting for me. I very thank you for
> applying it to your code.
I've implemented this in the last few days, but a little bit different
then in your code. After refactoring the lookup code, it's now in a
seperated function to avoid a slowdown because of too many runtime
For AXFR the associatedDomain attribute is still needed (contrary to
your code), because NS and MX records should be part of the same
entry as the SOA record (they belong to the same object in the dns
hierarchy). But there is no possiblity to return both, the base and
the subtree entries in one query when the dn points to the base entry
The good news: The performance increases ca. 7% if you use this kind
of lookup method.
If you've used ldapdns before, it would be nice if you could do a
small performance comparison between the two programs.
> I agree with you. The converter for ldapdns->pdns database should
> be enough as far as you include search-by-dn feature.
Up to now, you still have to add the associatedDomain attribute to all
entries, but that's the easy part of programming. The other thing is
to convert the reverse dns entries of ldapdns to something useful.
Hope I could help you.
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