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RE: ldapsearch 2.0 vs. 2.1 against a netware LDAP server

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Tony Earnshaw

> fre, 16.04.2004 kl. 21.05 skrev Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom:
> > I'm trying to figure out how to authenticate users against
> a Novell Netware
> > 6.5 LDAP server (eDirectory 8.7.1).
> >
> > So far I'm just trying to query the server using ldapsearch.
> >
> > Using ldapsearch from openldap-2.1.26 (either on Debian or
> Gentoo); I can
> > query the server and get a meaningful response (i.e. it
> returns a record).
> >
> > Using the exact same command with ldapsearch from
> openldap-2.0.27 (on redhat
> > 7.3; or whitebox 3.0); it gives me an NDS error of 'no such entry'.
> Much more than a year ago on this list, a 2.0.x user reported that
> eDirectory wanted SSL for AUTH and that her 2.0.x couldn't use it. She
> used stunnel and that worked. Maybe you have a similar
> problem? LDAP v3
> is LDAP v3  and there shouldn't be any difference between 2.0
> and 2.1 in that respect.

But 2.0.27 also has SSL support. Whether or not RedHat's build of it does is
a separate question. Overall, it's not very enlightening for us to discuss
obsolete versions, or builds whose configured features are unknown to us.
Just install 2.1 on the RedHat machine and forget about the bundled 2.0 code.

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