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From Stefan Zoerner <>
Subject Re: ApacheDS bigbang configuration: allowAnonymousAccess Question
Date Sun, 30 Dec 2007 18:03:43 GMT
Hi Alex!

Thanks for the feedback.

Alex Karasulu wrote:
> There are different levels at which anonymous access is controlled 
> depending on how an anonymous user comes into the system.  At a bare 
> minimum in embedded mode the authentication interceptor needs some 
> configuration on how to handle users that are anonymous.  Then if LDAP 
> access is enabled over the wire then this configuration information is 
> needed by the protocol services as well.  I guess this can be extracted 
> from the directory service but some times there may need to be some 
> override - don't remember exactly.

This makes perfectly sense. I was a little bit confused, because some 
configuration combinations do not work in the branch as I had expected.

> What I want to do is finish up a few things in this second phase that 
> effects how authentication may be done and review the authentication 
> interceptor and this configuration stuff.  Something here is not right 
> and I have not had the time to really sit down and figure it all out.
> Perhaps we should just suspend this one parameter's documentation until 
> these issues are clearly resolved or understood?

No problem. Thanks again for clarifying this. I will add a TODO item in 
the documentation.


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