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  1. OpenIDM
  2. OPENIDM-15088

IDM uses cn=Directory Manager as bind DN as default for the DS IDM repository

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 6.5.0.1, 6.5.0.2, 6.5.0.3
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Module - Repository DS
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      DS changed the password storage scheme to PBKDF2 for the cn=Directory Manager. This has a major performance impact on bind operations. 

      IDM uses the cn=Directory Manager user to connect to the DS IDM repository by default. This should be a dedicated non admin service account like we set in the setup profiles for for example the DS Identity repository.

      Also from a security perspective using an admin account for your application to connect to external DS servers can cause a security risk.

      The workaround would be to create a non admin service account and configure IDM to use that account instead of the cn=Directory Manager one.

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              • Assignee:
                brmiller Brendan Miller
                Reporter:
                jelle.v Jelle Verbraak
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