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In LDAP Filter File, What Is The Difference Between "|" And "&" Boolean Operators ? (Doc ID 1435071.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Tuxedo - Version 10.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 When setting up CORBA SSL security,  an LDAP directory is needed.

Some criteria are defined to filter the requests sent to the LDAP in the following file :
$TUXDIR/udataobj/security/bea_ldap_filter.dat


A by-default configuration can be noticed using "|" Boolean operator

as referred in the documentation at page http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E13161_01/tuxedo/docs10gr3/security/certs.html#wp1033595


Question : Why is "|" Boolean operator used instead of "&" one ? When to use "|" or "&" operators ?

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Boolean operators "|" and "&" are LDAP operators and NOT Tuxedo ones
      Choice of configuration 
     (0) By-default configuration uses "|" Boolean operator:
     (1) Boolean operator "&" and "mail" operator :
     (2) Boolean operator "&" and "cn" and "mail" operators with "@" as delimiter :


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