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Re: (ITS#8560) Proxy Authorization is mentioned as a SASL mech

rick@openfortress.nl wrote:
> Full_Name: Rick van Rein
> Version: 2.4
> OS: N/A
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (2001:980:93a5:1:98ff:3cc8:e968:ded8)
> Hello,
> I found a nit in the OpenLDAP administrator's guide at
> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/guide.html#SASL%20Proxy%20Authorization
> It mentions Proxy Authorization as a facility of SASL, something I never heard
> of.

The fact that you've never heard of it does not indicate a bug. Read RFC2222 
about authorization identities.

   It is defined specifically for LDAP in RFC 4370.  So the chapter title, and
> perhaps its ordering underneath SASL, are not perfect.

> Good luck,
>  -Rick

Closing this ITS.

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