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Using SSL and TLS
I've read numerous posts on the subject but still can't figure out what's
Berkley DB 4.2
I have slapd running with TLS support, listening for SSL connections on port
636 and non-SSL on 389. I can do ldapsearch calls to -H
"ldaps://my.server.com" and it all works great. But, I can't figure out how
to connect using the libldap API calls.
I have code like this...
LDAP *pldap = NULL;
ldap_initialize( &pldap, "ldaps://my.server.com:636");
int iVer = LDAP_VERSION3;
ldap_set_option( pldap, LDAP_OPT_PROTOCOL_VERSION, &iVer);
ldap_start_tls_s( pldap, NULL, NULL); // returns code 81, but my server is
ldap_simple_bind_s( pldap, 0, 0); // also fails, even if I skip the
If I change the ldap_initialize to pass in "ldap://my.server.com:389" then
everything works (I don't call the start_tls of course, but simple_bind
Is this approach correct? I keep reading stuff about SSL and TLS, but can't
seem to completely grasp how they are different.
Why is the start_tls call failing with a client-side error telling me that
my server is down?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.