[RFR] 8160768: Add capability to custom resolve host/domain names within the default JDNI LDAP provider

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Dec 5 17:48:24 UTC 2017

As this enhancement is limited to JDK10 this frees us up to explore a
different approach.


In this webrev we're using the Service Provider Interface to load an
implementation of the new LdapDnsProvider class. Implementations of this
class are responsible for resolving DNS endpoints for a given ldap url
should the default implementation be insufficient in a particular

Note: if a security manager is installed the ldapDnsProvider
RuntimePermission must be granted.


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