[Twisted-Python] LDAP server based on python
xavier at sydesy.com
Wed Jan 23 06:32:00 EST 2008
> why not just use OpenLDAP's slapd-sql backend, until Ldaptor will "rise
> to World Domination some day" ;) ? That backend was designed
> specifically to solve the cases you describe, i think. As i've some
> rather good experience with Ldaptor's client part, i've never used the
> (unfinished) server parts though. But i haven't used the slapd-sql
> backend either ;) .
That was another option I had in mind, but I wanted to be amongs the
first using ldaptor, to be able to impress my grand children and tell
them that I did use it before it rised to world domination ! I'll try
the openldap way, but for the record, and in case the ldaptor
inforcement squad comes home: I did try ;)
> xavier dutoit napsal(a):
> > Hello,
> > My goal is to be able to access contacts that are into a (open source)
> > CRM from any LDAP compatible client (mostly email clients that can
> > access an LDAP server as a shared contact database).
> > This is a fairly simple LDAP server, mostly implementing search on
> > emails and get contacts back (+a very simple ACL).
> > I read a post from Tommi Virtanen a (few) years ago
> > http://twistedmatrix.com/pipermail/twisted-python/2005-May/010484.html
> > And found more information on :
> > http://www.inoi.fi/open/trac/ldaptor
> > I've svn checkouted ldaptor, and did find ldaptor/protocols/ldap/ldapserver.py
> > However, I'm kind of lost now and didn't find any examples (or
> > discussion), and was wondering about the status of the ldap server. If
> > this is still active, could you tell me where to find more info and
> > hopefully some examples ?
> > I saw this thread:
> > http://twistedmatrix.com/pipermail/twisted-python/2008-January/016534.html
> > about "ldaptor and bind"
> > If I read properly, the ldap server is something for testing, but not
> > production ready (eg no security/acl implemented by default). Am I
> > right ? Did Ottavio Campana manage to have something working and did
> > he publish the result of his modifications ?
> > In short, is there a simple example of a server with a sql backend,
> > that implement searches ?
> > thanks in advance,
> > Xavier
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