[JDEV] Some LDAP integration questions

zad zadk at mynet.com
Tue Jul 10 02:18:14 CDT 2001


What do you mean by pass-through: If what you mean is that the
authentication be performed only against ldap, then I can say that ldapauth
is doing exactly that and it can use both plain text and digest methods.


> From: "Ragavan S" <jabber_dev at hotmail.com>
> To: jdev at jabber.org
> Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2001 13:18:30 -0700
> Subject: [JDEV] Some LDAP integration questions
> Reply-To: jdev at jabber.org
> Hi,
> I have been trying to figure out a way to use one of the available ldap
> modules(xdb_ldap, cw_ldap, ldapauth) with my jabber server (1.4.1) and I
> have a few questions:
> 1. Do any of the modules support directories implementing pass-through
> authentication? In other words, the directory doesn't have the local
> userPassword attributes populated and instead uses a pass-through
> authentication mechanism. If not supported, what would be the
> best way to go
> about implementing this?
> 2. Can the modules deal with uid attributes with an '@' in them? For
> example, the directory I want to bind with contains email
> addresses as the
> uid attribute. Now, going through the protocol draft, I can see
> that a valid
> JID cannot contain the '@'. So, is there some other way around this?
> Thanks,
> Ragavan

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