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Re: Error 18: Solaris 10 Native LDAP-Client

Hello Ralf,

nice to know that someone from Novell is reading here, too.

Currently I have opened up a Service Request regarding this topic at
Novells Suport Center and pointed that out as a Feature Request but
also as problem I and other people have and are lookinf for a

Too bad I am really low experienced in building complex ACLs to filter
stuff like this, maybe someone else is able to help us (James and me)
to workaround that problem.

I'll give it a shot and let you know if it's working or not. :)

Bye, Benjamin.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 16:05, Ralf Haferkamp <rhafer@suse.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 28 Oktober 2010, 19:57:17 schrieb Benjamin Griese:
>> Hello James,
>> thanks for replying giving us your opinion.
>> Sometimes I thought I was the only person who has the problem you're
>> talking of. I am in the same dilemma as you are, using SLES11 /w SP1
>> and have a not working solaris nativ ldap client oder downgrading to
>> SLES1 /wo SP1 but using a rather outdated version of OpenLDAP 2.4.12
>> but seems to work with the solaris ldap client and your outlook 2003
>> client.
>> The problem is, Novell won't release any package changes in endless
>> time, probably für SP2 at earliest point in time. To get/keep it
>> working you have to stay on the older version and I have to downgrade.
>> This is a quite annoying state of a problem we have here.
> FYI, we (Novell) are currently working on releasing an update to fix this
> problem. I can't tell you when it will get released, yet. But it will for
> sure be before SLES11 SP2.
> Until then a possible workaround could be to use some clever ACL to
> filter the OIDs of VLV and Server Side Sort from the supportedControl
> Attribute of the rootDSE.
>> I'll point out the problem to my boss, maybe there is something I can
>> do about it, but for my own laziness, I don't want to regurlarly check
>> for/download/recompile the OpenLDAP package in the lifetime of the
>> server to fix some particular security issues.
>> So what are we going to do in the meantime? At my site, everything
>> except listing of user/groups is working on the client side, not that
>> big of an issue, but thats also true for dynamic lists that I wanted
>> to use and thats a big issue. :/
>> How is your state and how big is the problem?
>> Bye, Benjamin.
>> PS: Dieter, I tried to get the list of supported controls from the
>> server via the solaris client, but had not luck.
> [..]
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> Ralf
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