Nick Milas wrote: > I am returning to an older thread, regarding the formatting of ACLs using > Carriage Return (CRs) and spaces. > > I have just realized that if we format (using CRs) ACLs stored as olcAccess > attr values, then they are exported/stored as ldif in base64 encoded format > (by all clients I tried). Yes, because of declaration of SAFE-CHAR in RFC 2849. I also vaguely remember discussions about XML in LDIF (on ietf-ldapext mailing list?). > This actually is causing a serious problem (I would even call it a "*hell > situation*"), because we can no more export/view our ACLs as ldif in a legible > form. Moreover, we cannot edit this exported ldif and import it back to cover > several editing needs. I think now it's the time to start looking at LDIF processing module in your favourite scripting language. I cannot imagine any other sane way. BTW: I'd be curious to hear from people who are using my web2ldap to edit entries in back-config. Based on the discussion in this tread these attribute types are pre-registered as multi-line text in recent releases: syntax_registry.registerAttrType( OlcMultilineText.oid,[ '188.8.131.52.4.1.4184.108.40.206.3.0.1', # olcAccess '220.127.116.11.4.1.418.104.22.168.3.0.6', # olcAuthIDRewrite '22.214.171.124.4.1.4126.96.36.199.3.0.8', # olcAuthzRegexp '188.8.131.52.4.1.4184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11', # olcSyncrepl ] ) Ciao, Michael.
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