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Re: syncrepl, updateref, chain overlay and the authzTo attribute
> That is for proxy authorization. Do you really need that?
I suppose so, at least the documentation under
seems to instruct me to do so.
> From my understanding the clients would b[ind] to the consumer replica
> and the master enforces access control. IMHO no need for proxy authz.
Now I am confused.
My understanding is that the client binds to the syncrrepl consumer, the consumer binds to the provider (using the replication dn, for example). But now, how should the master know which access control to enforce? I thought that precisely for that purpuse, the consumer would idassert-bind (i.e. PROXYAUTHZ) to the client's identity.
Is my understanding totally wrong?
Is there an easier way of doing this?
EF> As an aside, I couldn't find it documented that authzTo was an operational
EF> attribute, so I wasted my time looking for a schema containing that
MS> Why is looking at the schema a waste of time?
I was looking /for/ a (non-existent) schema containing the (operational) authzTo attribute. To me, taht looks like I've wasted my time.
Or am I wrong again in my assumption that authzTo is an operational attribute?