[Catalyst] Catalyst::Authentication::Credential::LDAP

Wade.Stuart at fallon.com Wade.Stuart at fallon.com
Wed Jul 23 15:34:22 BST 2008

Peter Karman <peter at peknet.com> wrote on 07/23/2008 08:29:42 AM:

> On 07/22/2008 10:37 PM, Matt S Trout wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 11:27:13AM -0700, Bruce J Keeler wrote:
> >> Also, somewhat apropos, I have a
> >> C::A::{Store,Credential}::ActiveDirectory  that I based on the LDAP
> >> stuff.  The LDAP modules didn't work for me because they want to bind
> >> anonymously and retrieve the crypted password, whereas AD just wants
> >> authenticate with a bind.
> >
> > So, having established this isn't true.
> >
> > Could you perhaps instead post a message asking why your config of the
> > main LDAP store didn't work so we can figure out what configuration
> > you had and document it?
> likely he is missing a 'binddn' and 'bindpw' config setting. The
> initial bind() will try
> anonymously if those are not set. What I usually do for Active
> Directory is create a user
> specifically for use with Net::LDAP (and by extension, C::A::Store::
> LDAP), and then do all
> my initial binds with that user/pass.
> 'binddn' and 'bindpw' are fully documented; if the docs can be
> improved, please send a patch.


      From my perspective they are documented too well -- it took me a bit
to figure out how to do _anon_ binds. =)


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