[sudo-workers] caching sudo ldap queries
Robert.Beard at colesmyer.com.au
Sun Jun 25 20:23:22 EDT 2006
> all ldap entries. I patched defaults because I wanted to
> file the entry
> in a sub section of my ldap tree with the default privileges for all
> users on all systems on my site. I guess there are good pros
> and cons
A separate location for defaults would be good as it can get 'lost' amongst the other sudo entries
> to a sub tree search at this point. Maybe the configuration
> file should
> store whether to perform a sub tree or one level search for these 2
> searches independently.
Or possibly have a directive similar to sudoers_base in ldap.conf but point to the defaults location?
> 1) The very complex way, would be to install a local ldap server on
> each box, not my idea of fun, or a good idea imho.
Yeah, not to keen on that idea!
> 2) If you are using openldap there is a caching overlay that
> you could
> use to improve the performance of regular searches on the tree.
We're running Novel eDirectory which I read does run a cache so I'll have a look at that.
Thanx for the info!
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