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From Howard Chu <>
Subject Re: Writing / integrating LDAP server
Date Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:57:05 GMT
Sebastian Oerding wrote:
> Hello,
> I have very specific requirements. We want to use a LDAP server for
> storing X.509 certificates. At runtime certificates are requested from
> the LDAP server. However there will be the case that a certificate is
> unknown by the server. In this case the certificate is requested from a
> 3rd pary system, stored into the LDAP server to avoid the fallback for
> future requests, and returned to the client originally requesting the
> certificate.

As an aside, we have an overlay for OpenLDAP that generates certificates on 
demand, when a search request comes in to return a userCertificate.

   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp. 
   Director, Highland Sun
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP

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