[Auth_ldap] Intermittent auth trouble
ace at suares.nl
Mon Nov 10 13:41:38 PST 2003
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> This sounds exactly like the problem for which I wrote a patch nearly 2
> years ago (there hasn't been a new "released" version of auth_ldap 1.6.0
> since then). Are your users not visible via an anonymous search, and
> hence you are using AuthLDAPBindDN and AuthLDAPBindPassword? If so, see
> the list archives, this may have what you need:
I checked those, thanks for the hint.
However, I am not sure if I should use the patch - I use anonymous bind as far
as I know. But then, your description of the problem looks very much like my
Maybe I shoud use your patch and then use autldapbinddn ?
Are you aware of any other directives that can influence this behaviour, even
using anonymous bind ?
> Hope this helps,
> Ace Suares wrote:
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> >Hi All,
> >Here's my problem: When I open let's say 5 browser sessions and I am going
> > to a protected page in all five (different one in all 5) and then refresh
> > them, SOME of them are not logging in correctly.
> >I use Apache/1.3.27 (Linux/SuSE) and the aut_ldap module (how to find the
> >version?) and openldap 2.1.22
> >In error.log I get:
> >[Sun Nov 9 20:02:24 2003] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Search must return
> >exactly 1 entry; found 0 entries for search
> > (&(objectclass=qtop)(uid=qwido)): URI /qwido/00_admin/
> >Funny thing is, this is intermittent error. Sometimes yes, sometimes no.
> >I tried with Opera, Mozilla, Konquerer. I also tried with apache2 (in
> > fact, I upgraded from apache to apache2, experienced these problems, then
> > downgraded to apache 1, found out (finally) that in slapd.conf I need
> > 'allow bind_v2' to make auth_ldap work (!) but still have the same
> > problems.
> >So, is this a
> >- - - browser problem ? (Don't think so, tried more browsers, and in error
> > log it's looking for the right thing)
> >- - - apache problem ? (Don't know, bot apache and apache2 have this
> > problem) - - - auth_ldap problem ? (Don't know, there is different
> > versions of auth_ldap for apache and for apache2).
> >I disabled cachesize and op-cachesize and problem stayed.
> >Any idea ???
> >Update: it also happens when having just one browser open.
> >Doing ldapsearch from the command line doesn't give any problems...
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