Andrzej Jan Taramina wrote:
> Only a few backends in slapd use what you'd normally call a
> Do you have a suggestion for where it could have made clearer, and
> a brief wording for it?
Backend storage mechanism.
This does not say much. In the way I understand your wording this
definition is plain wrong since it lacks the functional model of a
database. And that's exactly what's missing in your understanding.
> The point of cn=config is that you can update it over the LDAP
> without stopping slapd. Therefore the configuration must be LDAP
Which can be handy at times...just not for doing iterative custom schema
I usually do schema development in a dedicated test slapd instance by
simply editing schema text files included with slapd.conf. I'd use
cn=config only if there's a real need for dynamic re-configuration of a
long-running slapd instance for minimizing downtime.