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Re: LDAP access through HTTP-CONNECT
At 10:32 AM 5/31/01, Michael Ströder wrote:
>Sometimes it's handy for a LDAP client to access a LDAP server
>through a firewall's HTTP proxy.
I would hope that if the local security policy is to allow
connections to external directory services, that the local
administrator would implement that policy is a more efficient
manner than requiring use of a HTTP proxy.
>This can be achieved by piping a
>TCP connection through a channel provided by the HTTP proxy. This
>pipe is requested with HTTP-CONNECT method.
There are numerous TCP proxy tools which support HTTP-CONNECT.
>Is or will this be possible with OpenLDAP 2 libs?
>Any other LDAP libs capable of this?
Not that I am aware of.