Richard Megginson <rmeggins(a)redhat.com> kirjoitti:
> In order to be more linux friendly, we are currently considering changing the layout from having everything under
> /opt/fedora-ds to putting files in their FHS specific paths
FHS has it's place. However, as a very large user of this software, I am strongly against this idea.
One of the biggest strengths of this software is that it is completely self-contained, which allows much simpler troubleshooting, research and development of administration tools, and testing multiple versions. It is easier to see if a file is missing or has the wrong permissions, and fix it. It is easier to backup and restore. I could go on and on. When an entire network depends on the LDAP infrastructure, these type of things really matter.
I think this is a bad idea, and a waste of time. Time which could be much better spent on bring proper autoconf support.
I need to migrate all the users in/etc/passwd file to FDS7.2 database.
Is there is any script comes along with FDS to achieve that.
I looked into /opt/fedora-ds/bin/slapd/admin/bin/ directory, any file in
that folder will do the above.
Pls guide me.
In order to be more linux friendly, we are currently considering
changing the layout from having everything under /opt/fedora-ds to
putting files in their FHS specific paths. The details are here -
I've heard some pretty strong opinions for both moving to this and
sticking to the current packaging model. I'd like to open this debate
up to the wider audience.
We are currently using fds in production without any issues at all; at
first, management was a little skeptical about using software so
critical to production systems without the comfort of a support
contract, but after working out the pre-implementation bugs, the
reliability of the application speaks for itself; I can honestly say
that having all files in /opt/fedora-ds makes doing full backups,
restores and disaster recovery testing very straight forward; I simply
shutdown slapd and the admin server, tar up the directory, and startup
slapd and the admin server; very quick to do, no muss or fuss; taking
fds out of it's own directory would make my life much more difficult (as
far as backups, and dr testing are concerned); so from my point of view,
if I had a vote, I would say that if it's not broke, then don't fix it
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Michael Chang <miranda(a)syndetic.org> kirjoitti:
> You could always make a separate, FHS-specific package available and
> what people think. If the votes are high enough in support of the new
> layout then you could make a permanent switch.
The problem here is assuming that FDS updates will eventually be pushed
Judging by a good portion of the traffic on this list, a good majority
of the FDS users are still learning how to use an LDAP server, so they
likely don't understand or care enough to have an opinion about file
layout or why it matters in a package as large and complex as this one.
OTOH, the RHDS package is used for critical infrastructure in banks,
military, telecoms, etc. By the time those users notice the change and
it's ramifications, it will be too late for them to have their vote
(other than with their feet).
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I have a FDS 1.0.2 and I'd like to change the configuration directory
location to another server (currently, it's the same server). The admin
server has a tab for this and says it's possible but you must
(obviously) migrate the config data first. For this, it says to "see the
DS docs" - I can't find any information on this - is it a simple LDIF