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Re: cn=config and authz-regexp

Julien Vehent writes:
> On my former installation, I have SASL configured using :
> (...)
> ---
> authz-regexp "^uid=([^,]+).*,cn=[^,]*,cn=auth$"
>               "ldap:///dc=domain,dc=net??sub?(uid=$1)"
> authz-policy to
> password-hash   {CLEARTEXT}
> ---
> How do I translate this into cn=config directives ?

'man slapd-config' says the attributes are olcAuthzRegexp,
olcAuthzPolicy and olcPasswordHash.

> I believe it should be stored into
> /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config/olcDatabase\=\{1\}hdb.ldif

I the manpage the two first are under GLOBAL CONFIGURATION OPTIONS, so
they should be in the cn=config entry.  olcPasswordHash is under GLOBAL
DATABASE OPTIONS which explains it can be in the frontend entry or the
actual database entry.

Avoid editing the cn=config files directly.  Use ldapmodify, slapadd or
slapmodify to add the directives, that way slapd will do some