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Re: (ITS#7521) Passwords with either a comma or period don't authenticate against AD LDAP

--On Wednesday, February 06, 2013 12:50 PM +0000 tim@cerazone.net wrote:

> Full_Name: Tim Cera
> Version: 2.4.23-26.el6_3.2
> OS: CentOS
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Currently using tikiwki (PHP) with LDAP authentication, and began
> experimenting with xwiki (Java) also with LDAP authentication.  Both
> against an Active Directory server.  With both systems you cannot
> authenticate a password with either a comma or a period, so suspect it is
> the underlying OpenLDAP libraries.  The test password had both a comma
> and period, and the account is locked right now so I can't easily test
> which one or both are required to activate the bug.

I would suspect you are incorrect if you are having this problem with a 
Java program, since Java would not be linked to the OpenLDAP C libraries.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
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