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meena05
PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:26 pm Post subject: LDAP Query - IIB Reply with quote

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Can we view LDAP server as a persistent database, connect to it and run queries through IIB?
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martinb
PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:50 pm Post subject: Reply with quote

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IIB provides in-built support for using LDAP as a security provider.

For your requirement to perform data lookups to a LDAP server you could look to implement this using JNDI from a Java Compute Node.
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mqjeff
PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:53 am Post subject: Reply with quote

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LDAP is not a database. It's a registry of users and organizational structures that define roles and permissions for users.

It would be a terrible idea to try and store random business data in LDAP.
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Vitor
PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:27 am Post subject: Re: LDAP Query - IIB Reply with quote

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meena05 wrote:
Can we view LDAP server as a persistent database, connect to it and run queries through IIB?


Probably.

Why would you ever want to? The only thing you could query (because as my most worthy associate points out, you can only store specific datum there) can be queried much better by specific LDAP admin tools.
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meena05
PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:09 pm Post subject: Reply with quote

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Thanks for all your inputs.
Yeah retrieving business data in LDAP is a bad idea. We have this in place since years. JNDI java compute node seems appropriate.

Thanks again!
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shantanu1621
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:47 pm Post subject: Reply with quote

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meena05 wrote:
Thanks for all your inputs.
Yeah retrieving business data in LDAP is a bad idea. We have this in place since years. JNDI java compute node seems appropriate.

Thanks again!

Were you able to implement it using JNDI and JCN node ? We have a similar requirement , can you please help .javascript:emoticon('')
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