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18.9. Deleting an ACI

This section describes how you can delete an ACI from an entry.

18.9.1. Deleting an ACI Using the Command Line

To delete an ACI using the command line:
  1. Display the ACIs set on the entry. See Section 18.7.1, “Displaying ACIs Using the Command Line”.
  2. Delete the ACI:
    • If only one aci attribute is set on the entry or you want to remove all ACIs from the entry:
      # ldapmodify -D "cn=Directory Manager" -W -p 389 -h -x
      dn: ou=People,dc=example,dc=com
      changetype: delete
      delete: aci
    • If multiple ACIs exist on the entry and you want to delete a specific ACI, specify the exact ACI:
      # ldapmodify -D "cn=Directory Manager" -W -p 389 -h -x
      dn: ou=People,dc=example,dc=com
      changetype: modify
      delete: aci
      aci: (targetattr="userPassword") (version 3.0; acl "Allow users
       updating their password"; allow (write) userdn= "ldap:///self";)
For further details about deleting attributes, see Section, “Deleting Attributes from an Entry”.

18.9.2. Removing an ACI Using the Console

To remove an ACI using the Console:
  1. Open the Directory Server Console.
  2. On the Directory tab, right-click the entry, and select Set Access Permissions
  3. Select the ACI from the list and click Remove.
  4. Click OK.