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Re: pass-through authentication and base64
Le 8/16/12 7:49 AM, sergio a Ãcrit :
On 08/15/2012 10:27 PM, Emmanuel LÃcharny wrote:
Then can you provide an example of base64 encoded value that we can
May be you can provide an example which will show plain text password?
What are you talking about ?
You have asked that openLDAP not to encode the UserPassword value, when
OpenLDAP does *not* encode anything. The value is *always* store in
binary format. This is the LdapSearch utility which encodes in base64
this attribute, which is supposed not to be a String, but a byte array :
attributetype ( 22.214.171.124
DESC 'RFC2256/2307: password of user'
SYNTAX 126.96.36.199.4.1.14188.8.131.52.40 // Which is OctetString...
This is what to expect from a decent tool, like LdapSearch. Would it
make any sense that the tool tries to expose any OctetString value as a
String, and fallback to a base64 encoding if the valeu does not contain
some SAFE_CHARS ?
Now, if you want to get the String value out of a base64 encoded
OctetString AttributeType, you have to write your own tooling...