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RE: ACL changes for add/delete/rename and back-shell

What does entry write access mean when adding an entry? This lets you set up
an ACL that says someone can/cannot create a specific entry?

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Kurt
> D. Zeilenga
> Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 11:16 AM
> To: openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: ACL changes for add/delete/rename and back-shell
> I've tweaked the ACL system for both back-bdb and back-ldbm
> to require "entry" write access to the entry being added,
> deleted, or renamed.  Write access to the parent's (or parents')
> "children" is still required.  This, especially when combined
> with the filter clause, can provide finer grained control
> on who can add, delete, rename what where.
> I've also modified back-shell to provide "entry-level"
> ACLs for all operations.  This likely should be extended
> to other programmable backends (an exercise I will leave
> to others).
> Kurt