This chapter covers ITDS Access Control Lists (ACLs) and how to manage them. ACLs provide a means to protect information stored in a LDAP directory. Administrators use ACLs to restrict access to different portions of the directory, or specific directory entries. LDAP directory entries are related to each other by a hierarchical tree structure. Each directory entry (or object) contains the distinguished name of the object as well as a set of attributes and their corresponding values.
Since directories are used for storing ...