Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of DirectoryAuthPlugin


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Timestamp:
Apr 19, 2015, 11:36:10 AM (5 years ago)
Author:
figaro
Comment:

Cosmetic changes, renamed heading to maintain consistency

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  • DirectoryAuthPlugin

    v14 v15  
    99Users are authenticated by performing an ldap_bind against a directory using their credentials. The plugin will also pull the email address and displayName from Directory and populate the `session_attribute` table.
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    11 == Features
     11Key features:
    1212
    1313 - Can use a service account to do lookups, or anonymous binding.
    14  - Can use SSL if openssl is configured correctly.
    15  - Configurable .. many options to deal with the differences between directories and schema.
     14 - Can use SSL if [https://www.openssl.org/ openssl] is configured correctly.
     15 - Configurable: many options to deal with the differences between directories and schema.
    1616 - Uses both memory and db based caching to improve performance.
    17  - Now supports LARGE directories '''Updated'''.
     17 - Supports large directories:
    1818   - Searches Groups more efficiently using Member.
    1919   - Recurses up the tree to find subgroups.
     
    4444==== Prerequisites
    4545
    46  - You must install AccountManagerPlugin in order to use this plugin. 
     46 - You must install AccountManagerPlugin to use this plugin. 
    4747 - [pypi:python-ldap/ Python-LDAP] is also required.
    4848 - For SSL, you will have to install and configure OpenSSL to work with valid certificates. You can test using `ldapsearch -Z`.
     
    5353
    5454 - Starting with v0.3, a database upgrade will be required as part of the installation.
    55    1. Install the plugin and its prerequisites
     55   1. Install the plugin and its prerequisites.
    5656   1. Update the database:
    5757{{{#!sh
     
    6262See [DirectoryAuthPlugin/ConfigurationExamples ConfigurationExamples].
    6363
    64 == Common Errors
     64== Common Issues
    6565
    6666 - When using SSL, the server won't authenticate. Make sure you can use `ldapsearch -Z` with the same parameters from the same host, and resolve the issues there. A handy way to do that is to use: