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Re: ldap_sasl_bind vs. ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 9:04 PM, Thilko Richter
> Thx a lot!
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 8:14 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 1:27 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>>> I am still trying to make an sasl bind. Now I use ldap_sasl_bind_s
>>>>> with 'CRAM-MD5'. The server sends a 'LDAP_SASL_BIND_IN_PROGRESS' back,
>>>>> but as far as I can see the server cred are empty. How do I make the
>>>>> next call with ldap_sasl_bind_s?
>>>>> In the documentation I have seen that the use of ldap_sasl_bind is not
>>>>> recommended as client use, instead the ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s
>>>>> should be preferred. Has anyone a working example of how to use this
>>>>> method, or some api doc? I have no clue how to set 'flags' the
>>>>> LDAP_SASL_INTERACT_PROC, an the 'defaults' params..
>>>> You first say that you're using ldap_sasl_bind_s(), and then you note
>>>> ldap_sasl_bind() is not recommended. Do you realize that despite some
>>>> similarities in the name, the two functions are profoundly different?
>>>> no means ldap_sasl_bind_s() can return LDAP_SASL_BIND_IN_PROGRESS.
>>> Yes, I know that those methods behave differently - as I have read in
>>> the docs, I just search for the simplest alternative as possible for
>>> ldap_simple_bind, since I have seen that the ldap_simple_bind methods
>>> are deprecated.
>>> Nevertheless ldap_sasl_bind_s returns LDAP_SASL_BIND_IN_PROGRESS which
>>> I understand as a challenge which should be returned back to the
>>> server. This one seems to had a similiar issue: http://bit.ly/awT4D4
>>> But I think I have to look at the examples for better understanding -
>>> thx for the tip!
>> ldap_sasl_bind_s() can be used, passing LDAP_SASL_SIMPLE, in lieu of
>> ldap_simple_bind_s(). ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s(), only need to be
>> used for those methods that require multiple steps;
>> LDAP_SASL_BIND_IN_PROGRESS indicates that a further step is expected,
>> which never happens when performing a simple bind. See the code snippet
>> in slap_client_connect(), in servers/slapd/config.c for a complete example
>> of how both functions can be used in the most complete form.
I now use ldap_sasl_bind and parse the result with ldap_result and
ldap_parse_result. I get a LDAP_AUTH_METHOD_NOT_SUPPORTED. I have
existing supportedSASLMechanisms properties on the entry, but I dont
now which value I have to set for simple bind, PLAIN?