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

NAME         top

       slapd-dnssrv - DNS SRV referral backend to slapd

SYNOPSIS         top


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.


       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

              default slapd configuration file

SEE ALSO         top

       "OpenLDAP Root Service - An experimental LDAP referral service"
       [RFC 3088],
       "OpenLDAP LDAP Root Service"
       slapd.conf(5), slapd(8)

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