Full_Name: Jan Vcelak
Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
I'm just passing a patch submitted to our bugzilla:
To sum it up: If tls_cert/tls_key syncrepl options are not specified, server
setting is inherited and used. According to various reports on the Internet,
this is a feature, not a bug.
Relying on hearsay "According to various reports on the Internet" is a stupid
way to get information, particularly when it's already documented in the
slapd.conf(5) and slapd-config(5) manpages.
However it forces a replica to use a client
certificate for authentication, because the tls_cert and tls_key options can not
The patch allows tls_* options to be disabled, like this: "tls_cert="
Without the patch, "file not found" error will occur.
The patch is written by the submitter of the bug report - Patrick
at datasphere dot ch).
Thanks for passing along the report, but I'm not convinced this is a
legitimate issue. Servers that trust each other for replication should accept
each other's TLS certificates. As I see it, if their certs aren't working in
this configuration then their certificates were created with the wrong usage
flags, and this is not an OpenLDAP issue.
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