Stephen Gallagher wrote:
On 05/19/2010 08:33 AM, David O'Brien wrote:
> 1. In the option "ldap_opt_timeout", where does the "opt" come
> it just short for "option"?
It comes from the LDAP API call to set options. I'm not sure we
necessarily want to document this, as it's pretty low-level. Really all
it does is set how long we can wait for a blocking openldap operation
(like SASL bind)
The only reason it's in this particular list of documented options is
for completeness, where I added the three timeout options available for
configuring an LDAP domain. It's touch and go at the moment whether it
> 2. A question arose today about how to determine which options are
> mandatory and which are not in any given SSSD config. I've since found a
> few cases where "optional" is included as part of the description in the
> man page. Is this the determining factor? e.g.,
> - ldap_group_search_base (string)
> An optional base DN to restrict group searches to a specific subtree.
> What about:
> - ldap_user_home_directory (string)
> The LDAP attribute that contains the name of the user´s home directory.
> Does this mean all users always have a home dir? (This might be true
> anyway, but it might be a case of "if not /home/davido then HOMEDIR=
> That's it for this email.
The manpages really aren't clear on this, and that should probably be a
doc bug itself.
Currently, the canonical way to determine this would be to look at
The third argument after the equals sign defines whether it's mandatory.
(Yes, this is not ideal)
ok, thanks for that. I'll go through this and see what I come up with.
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