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Re: SASL PAM Authentication

Is the slapd.conf file in the correct directory?
Is openldap compiled with sasl support?
and 3rd, OpenLDAP will only use the sasl backend when doing a sasl
bind.. when doing s simple bind it will ONLY use the internal
userpassword field (AFAIK).

On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 01:28, Craig Gallek wrote:
> I'm having trouble with the slapd authentication mechanism.  I have
> successfully managed to get slapd to authenticate a user through the
> PLAIN mechanism authenticating against the userPassword field of a
> directory entry.  I have also successfully installed SASL and the
> saslauthd.  I have configured saslauthd to authenticate against the PAM
> modules on my machine.  testsaslauthd successfully authenticates against
> the local shadow password database.
> Now I am trying to make slapd authenticate against saslauthd (or even
> directly using the SASL PAM libraries) rather than against the
> userPassword field in the directory.  I've tried setting the
> pwcheck_method in slapd.conf to saslauthd.  This did not seem to have
> any effect on the authentication process or the output log information.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Edward Rudd <eddie@omegaware.com>
Home Page <http://urkle.drip.ws/>

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