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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Adding a security principal in an embedded context
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2009 14:59:21 GMT

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Yiannis Mavroukakis
<> wrote:
> Hello again :-)
> There might be a blindingly obvious answer to my question, but I'm having a
> major senior moment and I can't see it myself..In an embedded configuration,
> how does
> one go about adding a user as the security principal? Is it a matter of
> creating a cn with the details on startup or is there something a little
> more involved here?

The way it works is that you just have to define a user with a
userPassword attribute set. Then the Bind operation will use this user
DN to lookup into the entry, check that the passwords are equals, and
grant you access to the data.

> Thanks,
> Yiannis.

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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