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Re: Connection failures from OS X, appears to be TLS-related

On 5/22/06, Aaron Richton <richton@nbcs.rutgers.edu> wrote:
> Care to share the ACL you're using?  I've tried both of these:

In the global section (before any "database" lines), first access line:

access to dn.exact=""
        by * none

So with that in place, I lose access to any of the other configuration-related entries. For example, some of the GUI LDAP tools (e.g., JXplorer) want to use the data from subschemaSubentry to find the available objectClasses (by looking in cn=Subschema).

Clearly I can fix this by making the very next line after the above
ACL something like this:

access to dn.subtree=""
       by * read

However, that's a little disconcerting.  What are the default
permissions on this "metadata" section of the tree?  Is  'by * read' a
reasonable choice?