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Re: Does chain overlay support sasl binding?

Simon Gao wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to know if chain overlay currently supports sasl binding or not
> with OpenLDAP 2.3.35.
> Since both idassert-bind and chain-idassert-bind are handled by ldap
> backend, can I assume sasl binding should be available to chain overlay
> also?

Yes, it does.  But, of course, it cannot bind with the user's
credentials.  It can use SASL bind when exploiting the idassert feature,
namely to bind as an administrative identity to proxyAuthz the user's


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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