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Access control for services
- To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Access control for services
- From: Shanker Balan <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 20:11:20 +0530
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- Organisation: Exocore Consulting (P) Ltd <http://www.exocore.com>
- User-agent: Mutt/1.2i
Is there any mechanism by which i can provide selective access to
services like FTP, Proxy etc by referring to a user's attributes stored
on a LDAP database?
For example, if the attribute "httpaccess: 0" exists in a user's ldif entry,
that user should be denied proxy access using squid. Similarly, if the ldif
entry has the attribute "mailaccess: 0", Sendmail should automatically
reject mails coming to this user saying "no such user".
Has anybody implemented such a tight access control on a service by
service basis? Can this be achieved?
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