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Re: Access questions

On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Dieter Klünter <dieter@dkluenter.de> wrote:
> Am Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:11:26 -0800
> schrieb Ori Bani <oribani@gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>> I think I understand that default access for everything that does not
>> have any access rule is to allow read permission to everyone.  All
>> other entries (that have some form of access rules) will have a
>> default of "access to * by * none" applied.  I'd like instead to have
>> all defaults be no access.
>> I have a directory that will be used for internal email processes and
>> also have a certain amount of public/anonymous access (but only to
>> chosen attributes).  Due to the public/anonymous component, I'd like
>> to have default access rules be as restrictive as possible.
>> Does it make sense to (do people commonly) set a global access of
>> "access to * by * none" and then open access up for individual
>> databases as desired?
>> I'm thinking a global rule:
>> access to *
>>      by dn.base="cn=Manager,dc=example,dc=com" write
>>      by * none
>> Then each database will have to explicitly open access only as much
>> as needed.
> No, that is not the way ACL's work.

The rules I suggested were a result of reading through all the
documentation. Can you please be more specific as to what part of my
suggestion is wrong-headed or will not work?

Or can someone else give it a try?