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Re: authenticating from netscape, take 2
i wrote it all up and added it to the FAQ pages under:
it includes my slapd.conf access directives as well.
Jens Vagelpohl email@example.com
Software Engineer www.digicool.com
Digital Creations (888) 344-4332
On 10/23/00 10:15, "Mike Coughlan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the posting, Jens.
> Are you saying that the fix was to upgarde from 4.72/Mac to 4.75/Mac? I was
> hoping that some combination of permissions on the server side would fix the
> Can you please tell me your defualt permissions?
> Mike Coughlan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Jens Vagelpohl
> Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2000 9:46 AM
> To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> Subject: Re: authenticating from netscape, take 2
> well, to be honest, this document on netscape's site that the FAQ refers to
> is not really all that helpful. i had found about the fact that netscape
> sends the email address to retrieve the DN from the mailing list archives.
> my biggest snag to get any data out of the LDAP server from netscape was the
> fact that i simply didn't know that the DN is called "entry" when i want to
> refer to it in the authentication. i didn't see that in the ACL section of
> the docs at all.
> other than that my next problem, getting the full dataset after
> double-clicking on an entry in the list of matches, seems to have a netscape
> problem. i upgraded from 4.72/Mac to 4.75/Mac and suddenly that works as
> i am going to add all this stuff (and *really* explain netscape's data
> retrieval sequence) to the FAQ-O-Matic.
> on 10/20/00 19:36, Kurt D. Zeilenga at Kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
>> At 03:10 PM 10/20/00 -0400, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>>> next step is actually retrieving the full set of data. i did see one
>>> where a guy described the same problem: when you double-click on the
>>> entry netscape goes back to the ldap server to retrieve the full entry.
>>> BUT... it binds anonymously again, so all i get is the DN and nothing
>>> searching the mailing list further provided no clue.
>> Try the FAQ. It provides a number of Netscape specific answers
>> (you are welcomed to additional ones). In particular,
>> "How to customize LDAP settings in Netscape Communicator?"
>> <http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=138> provides a
>> reference to the Netscape document detailing their use of