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Re: bind using username instead of dn

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Frank Swasey wrote:

> On Jun 16 at 3:36pm, Joe Grastara wrote:
> > I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to allow users to bind to slapd
> > using a username instead of a distinguished name.
> Can't be done (at least not directly).
> The process is:
> get the username and password
> do an anonymous search for uid=username
> bind with the returned dn and the password

It can be done: