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Re: (ITS#4754) Allow a Consumer Syncrepl credentials= to be encrypted liek rootpw

ghenry@suretecsystems.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Gavin Henry
> Version: 2.4
> OS: FC6
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Dear All,
> In 2.4 would it be possible to let the "credentials" setting under "syncrepl" in
> a consumer to be encrypted, and not plain text, like the rootpw can be?

No, that is impossible.

A syncrepl consumer is a client. A client must have the plaintext in 
order to authenticate.

   -- Howard Chu
   Chief Architect, Symas Corp.  http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun        http://highlandsun.com/hyc
   OpenLDAP Core Team            http://www.openldap.org/project/