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Re: Cannot search usercertificate binary data with raw data

Howard Chu wrote:
> Michael Ströder wrote:
>> But userCertificate has certificateExactMatch ( defined as 
>> equality matching rule. This is *not* the octetStringMatch (
>> matching rule.
> It is legal to use an octet string for certificateExactMatch. In
> OpenLDAP the octet string is simply parsed and turned into a certificate
> assertion value and then matched as usual.

It does not work for me with 2.4.22.
It's a cert which was downloaded from the directory.

In syslog the following filter is logged:


The filter string seems right to me. It's a cert which was downloaded from one
directory entry. But not results returned.

>> Searching certs with octetStringMatch will obviously not perform well 
>> though. I'd recommend to think about another method.
> Probably the encoding of his filter value is just wrong. And of course,
> it would be simpler to just use a certificate assertion value instead.

Performance would be bad anyway. The approach to map certs to user entries by
searching for the whole cert is flawed.

Ciao, Michael.