NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | CONFIGURATION | ACCESS CONTROL | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

SLAPD-DNSSRV(5)              File Formats Manual             SLAPD-DNSSRV(5)

NAME         top

       slapd-dnssrv - DNS SRV referral backend to slapd

SYNOPSIS         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf

DESCRIPTION         top

       The DNSSRV backend to slapd(8) serves up referrals based upon SRV
       resource records held in the Domain Name System.

       This backend is experimental.

CONFIGURATION         top

       The DNSSRV backend has no backend nor database specific options.  It
       is configured simply by "database dnssrv" followed a suffix
       directive, e.g. suffix "".

ACCESS CONTROL         top

       The dnssrv backend does not honor all ACL semantics as described in
       slapd.access(5).  In fact, this backend only implements the search
       operation when the manageDSAit control (RFC 3296) is used, otherwise
       for every operation a referral, whenever appropriate, or an error is
       returned.  Currently, there is no means to condition the returning of
       the referral by means of ACLs; no access control is implemented,
       except for read (=r) access to the returned entries, which is
       actually provided by the frontend.  Note, however, that the
       information returned by this backend is collected through the DNS, so
       it is public by definition.

FILES         top

       ETCDIR/slapd.conf
              default slapd configuration file

SEE ALSO         top

       "OpenLDAP Root Service - An experimental LDAP referral service" [RFC
       3088],
       "OpenLDAP LDAP Root Service"
       <http://www.openldap.org/faq/?file=393)>,
       slapd.conf(5), slapd(8)

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