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RE: SASL-GSSAPI Binds on a refereal bug? (ITS#2872)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of drwachd@sandia.gov

> Full_Name: Daniel Wachdorf
> Version: 2.1.25
> OS: linux
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (

> When running ldap search with a sasl gssapi bind and the
> option to follow referrals like:
> ldapsearch -Y GSSAPI -C -b dc=base,dc=com -h ldap.base.com cn=object
> If the server returns a referal, the client will then attept
> to bind to the next
> server.  However, this bind is a simple bind. Shouldn't it
> automatically try to
> do a SASL bind to the second server?

The OpenLDAP command-line tools only chase referrals using anonymous Simple
Binds. This is a documented feature, not a bug.

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