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Re: (ITS#4072) Feature request: Don't list StartTLS ( if not configured correctly

michael@stroeder.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Michael Ströder
> Version: HEAD
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> Submission from: (NULL) (
> HI!
> I'd like to propose that StartTLS ( is not listed in
> rootDSE's attribute supportedExtension if TLS/SSL is not configured correctly.
> It seems that listing StartTLS on a non-TLS slapd causes interoperability
> problems with some clients.
What does "not configured correctly" mean? E.g., if invalid files are 
used for the cert/key file options, ldap_pvt_tls_init_def_ctx() will 
fail, and slapd will refuse to startup. What other configurations are 
you concerned with?

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