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Re: Add DSML interface to OpenLDAP

Howard Chu wrote:
> Roberto Barrero wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm beginner in OpenLDAP and I've a question...
>> I've an OpenLDAP server installed, and I want enable DSML interface to
>> access data using it since my client.
>> How I can install this interface?
> There is none provided in the OpenLDAP distribution. Various 3rd parties
> provide them, e.g.

I also wonder why people need that.

> http://www.worldspot.com/dsmlgw-xml-rpc/DSMLGateway.html
> But IMO, DSML and all uses of XML as network protocol mechanisms are
> abominations. It's obvious that XML was a security breach waiting to
> happen.
> http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2009/080509-xml-flaw.html

Also worth reading Steven's presentation at LDAPcon 2007:

Steven Legg: The Highs and Lows of Integrating LDAP with XML

Ciao, Michael.