[Fedora-directory-users] Database recreation, automount and performance
rmeggins at redhat.com
Wed Jul 13 16:47:23 UTC 2005
Vsevolod (Simon) Ilyushchenko wrote:
> I'm extremely glad FDS is now freely available and almost open-source.
> I have run into some issues when I started playing with it.
> 1. I've tried to port my OpenLDAP database to it and found that that
> there is no automount objectclass specified by default. The automount
> and automountInformation classes are defined in Fedora schema extensions
> that come with the openldap RPM, so not having them in FDS is a little
> weird. I had to define them myself.
The IETF LDAP community has decided to deprecated them in favor of the
new netgroups stuff.
> 2. After a failed import I deleted the database and tried to recreate
> it. I went first to Configuration/Data/New Root Suffix and specified
> the base DN and the database name. Then I went to Data/<Server
> name:389>/ New Root Object and tried to create the root entry, but got
> this error:
> "Only the Directory Manager has the right to create the Root Entry.
> Log in as Directory Manager to be able to perform this operation. "
> I've checked that the manager DN is specified correctly in
We don't yet have a way to set an ACI to allow users other than the
Directory Manager (i.e. cn=Directory Manager, not the admin console
user) to create the entry for a root suffix. In the console, you can
Log In As New User, and specify cn=directory manager (or whatever you
used for your directory manager user when you performed the initial
> I tried restarting the directory server, but that did not help. How do
> I reinitalize it?
> 3) Finally, the Java administration console is extremely slow. I'm
> running over an SSH connection, but my server is a 2.8 Ghz machine
> with 512 Mb of RAM. I wonder what console performance other people
It's not great. It is a huge Java/Swing application.
> Thanks - I'm looking forward to deploying FDS with Windows sync!
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