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Re: (ITS#6665) back_ldap and back_meta chasing referrals authentication
> Full_Name: Javier Sanz
> Version: 2.4.17
> OS: Debian Linux 5.0
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> back_ldap and back_meta should be able to do a non-anonymous bind to the
> referrals returned by the external LDAP servers.
> This is a regression since 2.3, because the old directives "pseudorootdn"
> "pseudorootpw" allowed specifying the binddn and password that would be
> used to
> chase the referrals, but their 2.4 replacements "idassert-bind" and
> "idassert-authzFrom" do not allow that, so these binds are always done
Back-ldap seems to work as expected if you set
and binddn <dn> with credentials <cred> exists on both the remote server
and the one pointed to by the referral.
With back-meta, it should work with the same parameters; however, I've
checked and the specific code used to bind during searches does not set
the rebind procedure correctly. I've fixed this in HEAD, please test.