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So....just how many entries is under that LDAP Branch??

ACL for LDAP Groups

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I have seen a couple of tools that shows the number of entries (or typically users or objects) under a LDAP branch (node).  Working with a colleague who is helping to improve our LDAP Browser, we wanted to add that "nice to know" feature to the tree.  So that is where "numSubordinates" comes in to play.

OK.  Gotcha.

So, by read/write/update/compare, I assume you do not want any "add child entry" or "delete entry", is that correct?

For later reading, you can learn about ACL Access Evaluation here: http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSVJJU_6.3.0/com.ibm.IBMDS.doc/admin_gd420.htm#accesseval

And ACL Propagation here: http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSVJJU_6.3.0/com.ibm.IBMDS.doc/admin_gd419.htm#propagation

 

If my assumption above is correct, you would model it similar to the aclEntry for TDSAdmins, but change the "object:ad" to "object:deny:ad" - where "a" means "add" and "d" is for "delete entry".

 

aclEntry:

    group:CN=ADMINGRP,OU=GROUP,OU=GUESTS,DC=zFLEXSOFTWARE,DC=COM:

        restricted:rwsc:

        system:rwsc:

        critical:rwsc:

        sensitive:rwsc:

        normal:rwsc:

        object:deny:ad

 

Such that the command for adding this aclEntry on any branch will look like this:

LDIF CONTENTS:

 

dn: <branch DN>

changetype: modify

add: aclEntry

aclEntry: group:CN=ADMINGRP,OU=GROUP,OU=GUESTS,DC=zFLEXSOFTWARE,DC=COM:restricted:rwsc:system:rsc:critical:rwsc:sensitive:rwsc:normal:rwsc:object:deny:ad

 

 

 

 

 

There are other "operational" attributes which can be displayed with using "(*)" "+" symbols at the end of the ldapsearch command.  We go into more details in our white paper on the numSubordinates parameter.  You can download it here.

 

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