[Dovecot] LDAP auth_bind hangs and times out

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 4 09:54:21 EEST 2008

On Apr 4, 2008, at 12:50 AM, Jack McKinney wrote:
> 	Hmmm... what versions of OpenLDAP and Dovecot are you using?

A lot of people have them working with different LDAP versions. I've  
Debian unstable's OpenLDAP 2.1.30.dfsg-13.5.

> I note
> that you got a result of "uid(user)=foo", from which I guess that you
> had pass_attrs set to user=uid or some such.
> 	I tried adding a pass_attrs of user=mail, in case the problem is that
> without requested fields, the code in dovecot doesn't return anything.
> It didn't work; it still hangs and times out after 3 minutes.

Check with wireshark if it shows that LDAP server really sends the  
reply. Then you could find out if it's a problem on the OpenLDAP  
client side or server/network side.

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