[CalendarServer-dev] Which openldap directoryservice to use?
ebach2 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 10:30:49 PDT 2009
On Apr 15, 2009, at 9:57 AM, Morgen Sagen wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2009, at 1:45 PM, Eli Bach wrote:
>> Which is preferable to use from the CalendarServer trunk?
>> This is for a CalDAV server, with users/groups/etc in an
>> OpenDirectory server (accessed through DirectoryServices)
> The appleopendirectory version is the one that's been around for a
> while, so it's potentially more stable, but the startup time can be
> long if your directory has a large number of users/groups (because
> this code reads all directory records in from the OD server -- and
> actually does this *per* calendar server "slave" process). The
> cachingappleopendirectory version not only faults records in only as
> needed, but uses memcache to share those records amongst the
> calendar server processes. We are still evaluating the performance
> benefits of this new version. Note also that resource delegation
> (being able to specify which users are allowed to be delegates for a
> resource or location) is not yet supported in
> cachingappleopendirectory yet.
Does the trunk support (using appleopendirectory) support everything
that the /branches/release/CalendarServer-1.4-dev version does, or
should I switch to the release/1.4 code? This is for a server that
I'm putting into production for primarily Leopard/iCal and eventually
Snow Leopard clients.
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