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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] AllowAnonymousAccess property appears twice in the server.xml of Apache DS 1.5.1
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 13:38:00 GMT
Yeah you got it right.  We can easily consolidate the two.  But first
I have to figure out exactly what the differences are between the two.

Alex

On Nov 13, 2007 4:28 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net> wrote:
> Hi Alex,
>
> Thanks for the answer.
>
> So, correct me if I'm wrong, the 'allowAnonymousAccess' flag in the
> 'ldapConfiguration' bean is the front end one and the one in the
> 'configuration' bean is the AuthenticationInterceptor one.
>
> Thanks,
> Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
>
>
>
>
> On Nov 12, 2007 7:46 PM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
> > This proper is a PITA.  You're absolutely right about it being so
> > confusing.  Let me describe this issue in more detail.
> >
> > There are two levels of code dealing with authentication in the
> > server.  One is deep in the core in the AuthenticationInterceptor
> > which determines if anonymous access is allowed.  Another is more on
> > the surface in the front end where the protocols manage
> > authentication.  We need to consolidate these or figure out how to
> > just let the protocol service configuration drive the behavior deep in
> > the AuthenticationInterceptor.  I would like to do an audit on this
> > stuff at some point before the big bang is over but I don't have the
> > time myself at this stage to do it.  The sooner we fix it the better
> > though since then there are less tests and code out there that depend
> > on this convoluted configuration.
> >
> > Alex
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Nov 12, 2007 10:52 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot < pa@marcelot.net> wrote:
> > > Hi Dev,
> > >
> > > While I was updating the Apache DS Configuration plugin for Apache
> Directory
> > > Studio to work with Apache DS 1.5.1, I noticed that the property
> > > 'allowAnonymousAccess' (<property name="allowAnonymousAccess"
> value="false"
> > > />) is listed twice in two different beans. Once in the
> ldapConfiguration
> > > bean and once in the configuration...
> > >
> > > Is this normal ? If not, which of these two values should I consider as
> the
> > > correct one ?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
> > >
> >
>
>

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