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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Pierangelo
> Masarati

> Subnet mask might be an interesting evolution; note that all of this,
> at least in my opinion and from my personal experience, should not be
> used instead of appropriate authentication.

Indeed. I really cannot see a valid use for fine-grained access control
based on an IP subnet. That is such a huge range of accessors; for such
coarse control you should just use TCP_WRAPPER to permit/deny connectivity
to the server.

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
  http://www.symas.com               http://highlandsun.com/hyc
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