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Re: Need to configure openLDAP client to request authenication in LDAP version 2 format
openLDAP is authenticating through our mail server, which wants bind
requests in version 2 format.
Can you please elaborate how the architecture really looks like?
Modification of the mail server software
to use version 3 authentication does not seem to be an option, as
(according to my Tech guy) it is âreally not LDAPâ, but has an âLDAP
Is my understanding correct that the mail server has a LDAP interface
and your OpenLDAP installation proxies bind requests to this server? Or
does PloneLDAP bind to the mail server directly (via
python-ldap/OpenLDAP libs)? In this case you would have to convince the
PloneLDAP developers to set class attribute
This would need a configuration option and is therefore rather a
PloneLDAP feature request.
Note that depending on the LDAPv2 server implementation you can run into
issues with NON-ASCII characters if you naively change the protocol
version (since LDAPv3 applications correctly assume Unicode with UTF-8