[Auth_ldap] Random "Authorization Required"-error although valid entry exists
dave at rudedog.org
Tue Feb 20 08:40:12 PST 2001
Martin Sigbjörn <martin.sigbjorn at arrowhead.se> writes:
> auth_ldap on my Apache-server has problems when searching for entries in my
> LDAP-directory. Sometimes it reports (through the Apache log file) that it
> cannot find a particular entry although the entry exists in my directory,
> resulting in the "Authorization Required" error-message. But the next time
> it finds the entry and I have no problem. I can't see any pattern. The error
> appears to happen randomly.
It almost sounds like a LDAP cache issue. Try disabling the search cache
and see if it helps at all. Or upgrade to auth_ldap 1.5.x, which
bypasses the LDAP SDK's cache in favor of an internal cache that's tuned
specifically for auth_ldap.
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