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Re: outlook express vs netscape auth problems
Got it to work with the email address as the username. That is just plain weird how
they do it but I see their logic.
marcel bruch wrote:
> Have a look here:
> Copy & Paste from page:
> Netscape Communicator 4.5 supports simple LDAP authentication. This means that
> users may
> elect to send authentication credentials to the LDAP server before performing a
> However, LDAP authentication uses a distinguished name (DN) and a password, not a
> user name
> and password. Since relatively few users know their DN, and probably fewer can
> type it
> correctly, Communicator will try to find the DN based on the value of some other
> attribute. For
> example, Communicator can search the "mail" values for email@example.com in order
> to find out
> that the DN is cn=Phil Peterson,o=Netscape Communications Corp.,c=US. So, unless
> the user's DN has been preconfigured in their preferences, Communicator's LDAP
> requires the server to allow anonymous searching on at least one attribute.
> Terry Davis schrieb:
> > Hello,
> > I am having a problem with ldap authentication in netscape but not in outlook
> > express for addressbooks.
> > My addressbook is as follows:
> > ou=People,dc=birddog,dc=com
> > Authentication works for Outlook Express like:
> > username: uid=td,ou=People,dc=birddog,dc=com
> > password: <password>
> > That does not work for Netscape Communicator. Anyone have any insight to this
> > for me?
> > Thank you!
> > --
> > Terry Davis
> > Systems Administrator
> > BirdDog Solutions, Inc.
> > (402) 829-6059
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