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Re: Host based authentication using OpenLDAP

> And fyi, here's an example... For a given host:
> dn: cn=hostX,ou=hosts,dc=example,dc=com
> objectClass: ipHost
> objectClass: authorizedServiceObject
> cn: hostX
> ipHostNumber:
> authorizedService: sshd
> authorizedService: ftp
> you use the authorizedService attribute to list the PAM services that
> are 
> available. Then you set ACLs to control who can access each service,
> like so:
> access to dn.subtree=ou=hosts,dc=example,dc=com
>    attrs=authorizedService val.exact=sshd
>    by group.exact="cn=admins,ou=groups,dc=example,dc=com" write
>    by peername.ip= read
>    by * search
> The overlay performs a Compare operation to check for the required
> service, so 
> if you deny Compare access to a particular service, then users aren't
> allowed 
> to use that service.

Very nice! We did something like this for a hosting company that had users accounts with the services that
the user was allowed to access and the specific apps had the appropriate filters in the authz/auth searches.


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