[Dovecot] Please help: LDAP configuration _almost_ works.
jackmc at lorentz.com
Tue Apr 15 18:02:14 EEST 2008
On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 14:35 +0200, Steffen Kaiser wrote:
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> On Fri, 11 Apr 2008, Jack McKinney wrote:
> > dn: dovecot needs a dn with which to search the database to find the
> > user's DN based on their email.
> This is done with an anonymous connection,
Hmmm... wish the docs mentioned that. It means that I need to set up
LDAP to allow anonymous searches for the mail field. Odd...
> Does this work? Can you bind as this user?
> I mean ldapsearch -D "cn=Jack McKinney, ou=users, dc=lorentz, dc=com" -x
> - -w "test123" ?
Yes. My mail client, in fact, uses this binding to connect to the
server and get my contacts list.
> > supplied by the user to try and authenticate to LDAP. If it succeeds,
> > then the user can access their email.
> Yeah, it works in my setup :-)
Can you supply your config?!
> Did you sniffed the LDAP connection already?
Only indirectly through the LDAP logs, which shows that a response is
indeed sent by the LDAP server.
jackmc at lorentz.com YM:lfaatsnat2006 AIM:jackmclorentz
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