Section (5) slapd-dnssrv
slapd−dnssrv — DNS SRV referral backend to slapd
The DNSSRV backend to slapd(8) serves up referrals based upon SRV resource records held in the Domain Name System.
This backend is experimental.
The DNSSRV backend has no backend nor database specific options. It is configured simply by database dnssrv followed a suffix directive, e.g. suffix .
backend does not honor all ACL semantics as described in
slapd.access(5). In fact,
this backend only implements the
search operation when the
(RFC 3296) is used, otherwise for every operation a referral,
whenever appropriate, or an error is returned. Currently,
there is no means to condition the returning of the referral
by means of ACLs; no access control is implemented, except
for read (=r) access
to the returned entries, which is actually provided by the
frontend. Note, however, that the information returned by
this backend is collected through the DNS, so it is public by