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Re: ldaprc with ldaps:// and ldap:// fallback

manu@netbsd.org (Emmanuel Dreyfus) writes:

> Hello
> I would like to setup a ldaprc so that an application uses:
> - a localhost-base slapd without authentification (just relying on
> filesystem permission on the slapd socket) 
> - if it is not available, a remote slapd, authenticating using client
> certificate
> Here is the desired ldaprc:
> BASE            dc=example,dc=net
> URI             ldapi:/// ldaps://ldap.example.net
> TLS_CACERT      /etc/openssl/ca.crt
> TLS_CERT        /etc/openssl/host.crt
> TLS_KEY         /etc/openssl/host.key
> TLS_REQCERT     demand
> Of course it will not work, as the ldapi:/// connection will present a
> certificate. I have the feeling the setup I am looking for cannot be
> configured. Is that right?

No, ldapi:/// doesn't present a certificate, but you may establish a
startTLS session to ldapi:///, in this case the client requests a
server certificate.


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung
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