Is any other third Party tool available
"Michael Ströder" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
06/05/2013 03:20 PM
Re: Possible ppolicy override for other
On Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:57:10 +0200 (CEST) Christian
> We have a customer setup where the corporate identity management applications
> provisions users to the directory, resets their passwords etc...
> The tool binds as a specific user and we permit write access to appropriate
> subtress via an acl.
> The customer also uses password policy to enforce policy in ldap.
> The problem we have is that the idm tool is obivously also subject
> pwdMinAge and pwdSafeModify policies. The tool never stores
a users password
> so when pwdSafeModify is in effect it cannot provide the old password
> satisfy the policy. It obviously also cannot reset the password
> pwdMinAge has elapsed.
> Giving the rootDN credentials to the tool is also not an option as
> like to keep audit logs clean and have the acl in place to stop the
> writing all over the place.
> So we would like to override password policy for the idm tools bind
> similarly as the rootDN is already able to bypass policy.
If it's not already implemented I'd recommend this feature request:
1. limit such a write operation to a user which has 'manage' access to
2. enable overriding only if the client sends Relax Rules Control along
the LDAP write request.
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