Kristof Takacs wrote:
You should have said you were using AD from the beginning, and saved us all a
lot of time. Your problem has nothing to do with "OpenLDAP, SASL and TLS" and
everything to do with Active Directory and its (lack of) support for SASL and TLS.
I just came across this: "While Active Directory permits SASL
binds to be
performed on an SSL/TLS-protected connection, it does not permit the use of
SASL-layer confidentiality/integrity protection mechanisms on such a
Could this be my issue?
Is there a way to turn off the SASL-layer
confidentiality/integrity protection mechanisms when I use openLDAP?
Read the ldap.conf(5) manpage.
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Kristof Takacs <kristof.takacs(a)gmail.com
Thanks for letting me know that it's an ok use case.
The back end is AD, but it is a "black box" to me. I have access, but the
event viewer is empty. It does work if I use Kerberos only or TLS with
simple bind through. Is there anything you can suggest that I can do on
the server side to show me what it may be complaining about?
Thanks for your help!
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Howard Chu <hyc(a)symas.com
Kristof Takacs wrote:
Is the usecase of SASL authentication with Kerberos to the LDAP
server and TLS
to the LDAP server for all other communication a valid one?
Certainly it is valid, and has worked in the past. Just keep in mind
that what you've described here is SASL/GSSAPI + TLS on the same
session. Not all LDAP servers support that, M$ AD is known to have
failed on that in the past. It has been tested to work fine in
I have not personally tested with the version of Cyrus SASL and
Heimdal Kerberos you mentioned, so no comment on the current state of
On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Dan White <dwhite(a)olp.net
<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>>> wrote:
On 10/06/14 13:24 -0500, Dan White wrote:
There is a known bug in Cyrus SASL which triggers this
If adding "-O maxssf=0" to your ldapsearch command, when
Kerberos and TLS, works then that's likely the culprit.
Apparently I can't read my own bug reports. This may or may
not be your
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