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Re: bind using username instead of dn

At 04:21 AM 6/17/2003, Frank Swasey 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).

Many SASL mechanisms support simple user names.
LDAP's mandatory-to-implement strong authentication
mechanism, DIGEST-MD5, is one of these mechanisms.
OpenLDAP supports DIGEST-MD5.