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Re: Using LDAP to authenticate users

From: Frank Gruman <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2006-08-02 15:00:34 CEST

Frank Gruman wrote:
> Reagan Penner wrote:
> <snip>
>> The problem is that I can't seem to find any good source of
>> documentation on the Tigris site that would walk me through
>> configuring the system with LDAP. I see that the svn book walks
>> through basic httpd authentication but not LDAP/active directory.
>> Is the subersion community leaving this as an apache task or is there
>> a good howto that someone could point me to?
> </snip>
> This is primarily an Apache task. That is one of the major advantages
> of being able to host your repository through Apache - you can use any
> of Apache's authentication/authorization modules. You can google for
> a lot of them. There are two separate modules out there - one is a
> third-party module and the other is integrated into Apache. Make sure
> you use the integrated one. I am not sure the other is still maintained.
> When you set this up, try to use your AD Global Catalog (port 3268)
> rather than the standard LDAP port of 389. There is a bug floating
> out there (http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=26538)
> that still shows as not resolved when connecting through the standard
> LDAP method.
> Regards,
> Frank
I stand corrected on my previous post. It looks like Apache MAY have
resolved the alias referencing issue I noted above. Check out

Received on Wed Aug 2 15:01:56 2006

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