Preliminary discussion: DB alias entries

Simo Sorce ssorce at
Thu Mar 5 13:59:34 EST 2009

On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 13:42 -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Simo" == Simo Sorce <ssorce at> writes:
>     Simo> On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 12:27 -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
>     >> Sam proposes separating the alias database from the principal
>     >> database to facilitate integration.
>     >> 
>     >> If we go that route for DB2--say, using a second DB2 database
>     >> for aliases--how do people think LDAP aliases should be
>     >> handled?  Perhaps a separate container DN for aliases?
>     Simo> No please, separate interfaces does not mean you have to
>     Simo> have separate objects, you rather want to keep all
>     Simo> information in one object so that it is consistent.
> I think for db2 separate interfaces basically does mean separate
> objects.

I guess it depends on how the backend is implemented.
I agree that for db2 it might be the case,
but for LDAP it does not have to.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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