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Configuring the Directory Server

Configuring Security in the Directory Server

Managing Directory Data

Controlling Access To Data

Managing Global ACIs With dsconfig

Default Global ACIs

To Display the Global ACIs

To Delete a Global ACI

To Add a Global ACI

Managing ACIs With ldapmodify

To View ACI Attribute Values

To Add an ACI

To Remove an ACI

Access Control Usage Examples

Disabling Anonymous Access

Granting Write Access to Personal Entries

Granting a Group Full Access to a Suffix

Granting Rights to Add and Delete Group Entries

Allowing Users to Add or Remove Themselves From a Group

Granting Conditional Access to a Group

Denying Access

Defining Permissions for DNs That Contain a Comma

Proxy Authorization ACIs

Viewing Effective Rights

The Get Effective Rights Control

Using the Get Effective Rights Control

Understanding Effective Rights Results

Restricting Access to the Get Effective Rights Control

Replicating Data

Managing Users and Groups

Directory Server Monitoring

Improving Performance

Advanced Administration

Granting a Group Full Access to a Suffix

Most directories have a group that is used to identify certain corporate functions. These groups can be given full access to all or part of the directory. By applying the access rights to the group, you can avoid setting the access rights for each member individually. Instead, you grant users these access rights by adding them to the group.

The following sample ACI allows a group named the HRgroup full access to the ou=People branch of the directory so that they can update employee information:

aci: (targetattr="*") (version 3.0; acl "HR"; allow (all)
groupdn= "ldap:///cn=HRgroup,ou=People,dc=example,dc=com";)

This example assumes that the ACI is added to the ou=People,dc=example,dc=com entry.