LDAP samdb and "ldap ssl" (fwd)

Shahms E. King shahms at shahms.com
Wed Jan 2 13:30:15 GMT 2002

the reason I wrote it to default to off rather than "start tls" was
simply that when I first wrote it StartTLS was reported to work with
OpenLDAP 2.0, but was more than a little bit flaky, given that I haven't
tested recent incarnations of either OpenLDAP or the ldap sam stuff, I
don't know if that still applies.


On Wed, 2002-01-02 at 13:17, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> Folks,
> I need to do a straw poll.  Right now the "ldap ssl" for the ldap samdb
> backend defaults to off which means that everthing goes in the clear in
> between the ldap server and smbd.  How do people feel about making this
> parameter default to "start tls"?  This means that using the default
> values, only an OpenLDAP 2.0 server properly confiured to support SSL
> connections would work.  This could be manually changed of course. The
> advantage I see is not sending things over the wire in the clear without
> the direct consent of the admin.
> Yes?  No?
> chau, jerry
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