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I'm trying to grant certain accounts auth access to their authzTo attribute in order to allow proxied authorization.

I tried adding this ldif:

dn: olcDatabase={-1}frontend,cn=config
changetype: modify
add: olcAccess
olcAccess: {1}to authzTo by dn.children="ou=Special Accounts,dc=example,dc=com" auth

using the command ldapadd -f perm.ldif -D "cn=admin,cn=config" -W

but got this error:

modifying entry "olcDatabase={-1}frontend,cn=config"
ldap_modify: Other (e.g., implementation specific) error (80)
    additional info: <olcAccess> handler exited with 1

using verbose output and turning up the debug level haven't given me any more clues. Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong?

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Realized what I was doing dumb after working on some other permissions. It should be attrs=authzTo, not just authzTo by itself. And what I really wanted was

to dn.children="ou=Special Accounts,dc=example,dc=com" attrs=authzTo by self auth
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