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Re: [SOGo] Bind LDAP

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  • From: Bastian Kirchner < >
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  • Subject: Re: [SOGo] Bind LDAP
  • Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 13:38:20 +0200

That's exactly what I wanted to explain, but I did not find the right words.

Thanks :-)

Bastian Kirchner
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Am 30.10.2010 um 11:58 schrieb Martin Rabl
< >:

> Hi,
> Am 30.10.2010 um 11:27 schrieb Bastian Kirchner:
>> the bindPassword is the password of the LDAP account defined in bindDN.
>> The bindDN is the ldap account SOGo uses for LDAP queries.
> I'm not so firm with LDAP, but got it run with SOGo ... but I will give it
> a try to explain in my words:
> This account (bindUser/bindPassword) is a technical user for connecting to
> LDAP. The user authentication will be managed by the technical user after
> login with it; it will send the user credentials to the ldap server as a
> LDAP query.
> Albert says, they use LDAP for authentication users, I think they use it
> directly with bind - when a server accept the given user credentials, the
> user is authenticated (a cheap ;-) way for authentication).
> SOGo prefers IMHO the "good" way by let the technical user make a LDAP
> query for Auth.
> Hope, what I wrote, is not totally wrong ... ;-))
> Greetings,
> Martin--

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