Disabling Anonymous Access to the OpenLDAP Directory

Applies to: All versions of Ephesoft Transact

The following steps describe how to disable anonymous access to the OpenLDAP directory. This is recommended if you are using LDAP as your authentication method and have security concerns regarding anonymous access.


Perform the following steps to disable anonymous access:

  1. Stop Ephesoft Transact.
  2. Open the slapd.conf file, located at [Ephesoft_Directory]\Dependencies\OpenLDAP\.
  3. Add the following line to prevent anonymous access by all users:
access to * by anonymous none
  1. Add the following lines to explicitly deny anonymous binds and anonymous access to the directory information:
disallow bind_anon
require authc
  1. Save and close the file.
  2. Start Ephesoft Transact.