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Re: Remote Access

Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> I am installing openldap for the first time and having some difficulties
> getting it working on remote networks.  I have been able to have it work
> perfectly inside a network, but unable to get two other networks
> communicating properly.  This is surely an newbie question, but I have
> not been able to find the problem.
> I am running a fedora core 5 system with iptables opened for port 389, I
> have selinux set to permissive, I have the firewall opened to every port
> on the specified remote ip addresses.  (replaced with "##.##.##.##"
> below.

have a look at tcpwrappers (/etc/hosts.allow & /etc/hosts.deny).  Note
that building slapd with TCP wrappers support is not recommended, as IPs
can be (easily?) spoofed.


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