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Re: Problems Using mod_authz_ldap With mod_authz_svn

From: Craig McElroy <craig.mcelroy_at_metissian.com>
Date: 2004-11-17 16:47:48 CET

On Nov 15, 2004, at 2:02 AM, Guido Anzuoni wrote:

> I'am using mod_auth_ldap (not mod_authz_svn) without problems.
> At the very beginning we had to face with a pb with the username
> returned by authentication phase
> that was the full DN and because of the "," name components it was
> impossible to setup SVN groups
> with LDAP identities.
> I dont' know if your module returns a full DN as authenticated user
> and if ths can cause
> troubles to your mod_authz_svn configuration.
> Maybe apache log would help.
> Guido.


Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. For whatever reason,
looking at the access log to see what the user was being passed along
as was the one thing I hadn't considered. Sure enough, it was passing
along the full DN instead of just the username. It turns out the the
version of the mod_authz_ldap that ships with Red Hat Enterprise v.3 is
0.22. This version of the module uses the full DN with no option to
change it in the Apache config. I removed it and built the latest
(0.26) which defaults to passing just the username and has directives
to pass the full DN, or other attributes. All is working great now.


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