[Dovecot] suspected bug in dovecot-ldap setup?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 2 18:42:03 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 12:45 +0100, Pedro Venda wrote:
> I intended to have authenticated binds but there was a problem with the 
> user_filter directive being ignored:
> user_filter = (&(objectClass=JammMailAccount)(mail=%n@%d)(accountActive=TRUE)
> (delete=FALSE))
> ldap(dave at info.test,::ffff: bind search: 
> base=o=hosting,dc=example,dc=com scope=subtree filter= 
> **(&(objectClass=posixAccount(uid=dave at info.test))**
> dovecot: Oct 26 16:20:58 Info: auth(default): 
> ldap(dave at info.test,::ffff: unknown user 
> dovecot: Oct 26 16:20:59 Info: auth(default): client out: FAIL  1       
> user=dave at info.test
> dovecot: Oct 26 16:20:59 Info: imap-login: Disconnected: 
> user=<dave at info.test>, method=PLAIN, rip=::ffff:, 
> lip=::ffff:, TLS
> (nevermind the data, it's test only)
> As you can see from the info file, the search filter used was being 
> (&(objectClass=posixAccount(uid=dave at info.test)) and not 
> (&(objectClass=JammMailAccount)(mail=dave at info.test)(accountActive=TRUE)
> (delete=FALSE)).

user_filter is used by userdb only, after the password authentication
was successful. So I guess you wanted to modify pass_filter instead?
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