Kyriakos Stefanidis wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Gavin Henry <ghenry(a)suretecsystems.com
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> Kyriakos Stefanidis wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > Is it possible to change the attribute values on the consumer (of
> > replication scheme) or add new attributes and preserve them
> > replication?
> I'm confused here? The Consumer is a replica in a replication
> configuration, so they atrributes etc. will be the same as a
> > Im using external scripts that refresh the values/attributes
> > but I was wondering if there is another more "elegant" way
> > Best Regards
> > Kyriakos
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> Its the case where the provider and the consumer exist under diferent
> administrative domains. I have administrative rights on the consumer and
> I have replication rights from the provider (part of the provider's tree
> via syncrepl).
> In order to make the consumer useful for my services, I need some extra
> attributes. Therefore, while the consumer gets regular updates and
> additions from the provider, I need to be able to add some extra
> attributes on the consumer (for each new entry).
> To make things more complicated, I also need to be able to put some
> default values (diferent than the ones that the provider has) to some
> existing attributes (for each new or updated entry).
> An external script that changes/refreshes those attributes on the
> consumer (for each entry) regulary (eg: right after each replication
> update) is one solution. I was wondering if syncrepl or some other
> application could make things more elegant and robust
slapo-translucent would help here. You would need to setup an additional
database on the consumer slapd to contain the translucent data.
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The description sounds very promising and sweet.
Thank you very much for the insight.