How to configure OpenWBEM CIMOM so it can use a proxy user for LDAP requests.

  • 7000279
  • 01-May-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 6
Novell iManager 2.6

Situation

How to configure OpenWBEM CIMOM so it can use a proxy user for LDAP requests.

Resolution

Change the OpenWBEM CIMOM configuration file:
SYS:\SYSTEM\cimom\etc\openwbem\openwbem.conf

add the following 2 lines:
ldap_auth.binddn=
ldap_auth.bindpw=
The user specified by the ldap_auth.binddn is used when searching ldap for the user that is authenticating.

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