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Re: (ITS#4412) why require authentication for modifications?

The feature to disable the authentication requirement is
slapd(8).  See "allow" in slapd.conf(5).

This request will be closed.

At 06:22 AM 2/17/2006, Sebastian.Lisken@Uni-Bielefeld.de wrote:
>Full_Name: Sebastian Lisken
>Version: 2.2.29
>OS: Windows
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>I think that the restriction imposed by OpenLDAP that anonymous users can never
>change the directory is arbitrary. I want to set up a shared address book in a
>small, friendly environment where simplicity is important. Having to remember
>yet another password for changing address book entries is something I'd like to
>avoid. If I grant write access to "*" and not "users", I'd like OpenLDAP to
>trust my judgement rather than effectively change my configuration file. Could
>this be changed in future releases? Thanks.