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Re: auth_ldap problems
Dave Carrigan wrote:
> "Mark T. Johns" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Does anyone have experience using auth_ldap with apache and
> > openldap?
> I do :-)
> > I am getting errors in my apache error_log like this:
> > [Thu Feb 24 15:34:24 2000] [alert] [client 10.0.3.195]
> > /home/httpd/html/calendar/.htaccess: LDAP URL has an invalid scope
> > This is with a .htaccess that looks like this:
> > AuthLDAPAuthoritative On
> > AuthLDAPURL ldap://rimsweb.rims.com:389/o=rims,c=US?cn?(objectclass=*)
> You're missing a question mark.
> The URL is of the format ldap://server/basedn?attr?scope?filter
> In your URL, it's treating "(objectclass=*)" as the scope. A correct URL
> would be
> - or even -
Thanks. This is getting a little clearer.
> This will use the default "subtree" scope and set a default filter of
> > error: couldn't perform authentication. AuthType not set!: /calendar/
> You need to set the AuthType. This is very common; I think that the
> Apache docs somehow mislead people into thinking that AuthType is only
> for mod_auth. It's not, it's needed for all auth modules. Add this to
> your config:
> AuthType basic
Perhaps the next version of the auth_ldap docs could mention that
specifically. Are you accepting patches? ;-)
Thanks for the help.
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