HowTo Make OVD 10g RootDSE Available To Anonymous Users (Doc ID 1219893.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 10.1.4.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Dvde.anonconfig, vde.anonconfig, OVD, anonymous access, RootDSE,anonymous bind


Goal

OVD is configured to not allow anonymous access using -Dvde.anonconfig=1.
However a user should be able to look up the RootDSE entry prior to a bind.
OVD does not allow this with default settings.

When -Dvde.anonconfig=1
ldapbind -h <ovd host> -p <ovd port> will fail
Search the RootDSE entry:
ldapsearch -h <ovd host> -p <ovd port> -b "" -s base "objectclass=*"
The entry is not displayed.

How to enable RootDSE entry to be displayed.

Solution

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