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Re: (ITS#4754) Allow a Consumer Syncrepl credentials= to be encrypted liek rootpw
> Full_Name: Gavin Henry
> Version: 2.4
> OS: FC6
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> Dear All,
> In 2.4 would it be possible to let the "credentials" setting under "syncrepl" in
> a consumer to be encrypted, and not plain text, like the rootpw can be?
No, that is impossible.
A syncrepl consumer is a client. A client must have the plaintext in
order to authenticate.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/