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Re: ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Unknown authentication method

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Thanks, Kurt

At 08:35 PM 7/30/2001, David Abouav wrote:
>I am using the ldapsearch tool with the -X and -Y options to do an LDAP
>query with SASL, and am running into a problem.
>I first do the search without the -Y option so that I can find out what
>types of SASL mechanisms my LDAP server supports. I get back this list:
>        ldap_interactive_sasl_bind_s: server supports: GSSAPI GSS-SPNEGO
>So I then run the ldapclient again, this time with "-Y GSS-SPNEGO" as one of
>my options:
>        ldapsearch -v -d 1 -h "my host" -p 389 -X "my authzid" -Y
>"GSS-SPNEGO" -W -D "my binddn" -P 3 "my filter"
>The program runs and then gives this error:
>        ldap_perror
>        ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Unknown authentication method
>I found out that the call to sasl_client_start is failing, thus causing the
>program to halt. But I don't know why it's failing, since I'm specifying an
>SASL mechanism that my server supports. I've tried other values in the -Y
>field as well, but all with the same results. Any ideas anyone?