cert2ldap man page on Scientific

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       cert2ldap - import a certificate into an LDAP server

       cert2ldap [ options ] [ certificatefile ]

	      connect to server hostname.

       -pport use port port instead of the usual LDAP port 389.

       -i     store  the  issuer  distinguished name of the certificate in the

       -s     store the subject distinguished name of the certificate  in  the

       -c     store the certificate in binary form in the directory.

       -n     store the serial number of the certificate in the directory.

       -d     increase debug level.

	      add all the attributes specified to the entry with distinguished
	      name targetdn.

	      bind as user binddn to the directory.

	      use password to bind to the directory.

	      create a certificate mapping entry that specifies owner  as  the
	      owner of the certificate.

	      use LDAP protocol version version to connect to the server.

       -B     use "userCertifiate;binary" format for update, some servers seem
	      to require this, others are happy without.

       Cert2ldap is used to import a certificate into  an  LDAP	 directory  in
       such a as to allow the mod_authz_ldap Apache module to authenticate and
       authorize users based on their certificates.  The certificate is either
       specified as a certificatefilename argument on the command line or read
       from standard input.  There are essentially two ways to	use  the  pro‐
       gram:  either a certificate is added as a userCertifcate attribute to a
       users node, or a certificate mapping node is added  somewhere  else  in
       the directory, referencing the user.

       The  second  form is active as soon as one if the options -i, -s, -o or
       -n are used. The first form uses only the -c option. The	 correct  con‐
       figuration of the entires can be checked using the certfind(1) program.

       If  the	node  to be updated does not exist yet, a minimal node is cre‐
       ated.  However this is only marginally useful in the  case  of  a  node
       containing the certificate proper.


       Andreas F. Mueller <andreas.mueller@othello.ch>

MOD_AUTHZ_LDAP			   21/04/01			  CERT2LDAP(L)

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