On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 01:16:47PM +0100, Ondřej Kuzník wrote:
Trying to get SASL bind support into the Load Balancer now and a bit
stuck when it comes to figuring out what the resulting authorisation
identity is (SASL or LDAP say it's backend specific) for use with the
Passing the binds on is the simple one, we can just send an LDAPWhoAmI
after a successful result and we're set.
If the backends support the VC extended operation, we want to use that,
since that doesn't necessarily tie up a connection for each active bind.
In that case, there is no way to get the authzId out.
What is the best way to amend the VC spec?
A new control might be another option, that control could then be
attached to bind requests as well I guess to obviate the need to send
Just found the Authorization Identity control (RFC3829). So another,
much cleaner solution would be just to define that interaction between
the VC exop and this control similarly as its interaction with the Bind
request. This should preserve full compatibility with existing
Master branch also seems to have an overlay implementing this, I will
have a look what is needed to get support for this in the VC overlay.
This might be of use for applications that have a similar usecase:
VC Exop and then attach the proxyauthz control to operations performed
on each of its client's behalf.
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