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R: Question to meta-backend / ldap-backend

----- Wilhelm Meier <wilhelm.meier@fh-kl.de> ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I think this is a relative simple question but I did not use the 
> meta/ldap-backend before. 
> We have an openldap-server for user authentification. The user bind as
> uid=<user>,ou=Benutzer,dc=kmux,dc=de
> where <user> is the actual username. 
> We have a diffent application where only users of a special 
> posixGroup "Archiv" should be valid. The application is not capable 
> of doing some sort of filtering. 
> So, I thought it must be passoble to do this filtering with the meta 
> or ldap-backup using the original ldap-db:
> the filter should look like:
> (&(cn=Archiv)(memberUid=<user>)(objectClass=posixGroup))
> where <user> is the username as above.

Is the application binding?  If it is, you can restrict what data its identity can access using ACLs (see the "filter" form of the <what> part of ACLs in slapd.access(5)).


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