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Re: Default authentication method
Norbert Klasen wrote:
> --On Donnerstag, 8. November 2001 11:22 +0100 Sven Eisenhauer
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I am trying to use the postfix MTA with open-ldap-client-2 package from
> > SuSE 7.3 professional.
> > But I rushed into a problem:
> > When I use ldapsearch, I have to pass additional parameters: "-x -P 2" to
> > get results. But postfix cannot do this or yet I have not found out how
> > it could. When I use ldapsearch without this parameters I always get:
> > ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s: Unknown authentication method
> By default ldapsearch tries to read the supportedSASLMechanisms from the
> servers rootDSE. Since this is only supported in LDAPv3 you get the above
> mentioned error.
> > Because of this, I think postfix also has a bind problem.
> > So my question is:
> > Can I set a system wide default, that ldap client libs and all
> > applications always use simple authentication and protocol version 2?
> see man 5 ldap.conf, but I doubt postfix takes it into account. You should
> take a look at the servers logfile to see how postfix attempts to connect.
I am just facing a similar problem: We have an "old" LDAP-Server
running (not capable of any other than basic authentication). So I'm
reading ldap.conf to see how to stop any client from sending
authentification requests using SASL.
So, there's SASL_SECPROPS .....
But what do have to fill in to keep it authenticating the basic way?
Thanks in advance
> Norbert Klasen
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