Re: LDAP authentication with Squid

From: Sys Admin/Curtis Hays II <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 10:59:58 -0600 (MDT)

Could you email me if you get the info you are looking for? I too am
interested in LDAP/SQUID.


On Mon, 6 Jul 1998 wrote:

> Squidsters,
> Over time I've seen a few references on here to LDAP authentication; and
> I've looked at the available patch to do the job. Now, suddenly, I've been
> handed a requirement to implement same; with instructions to replace Squid
> with Netscape Proxy to permit integration with Netscape directory server.
> Clearly, I don't want to do this. I've been researching LDAP most of the
> afternoon, but I have yet to find the answer to my most fundamental
> question:
> ** How does LDAP authentication _work_? ** That is, what does the user see?
> What is the dialogue between servers? What changes have to be made to Squid
> to get all this to happen?
> Can anyone point me in the direction of a good webpage/FAQ describing the
> ins and outs of authenticating users at a proxy server using an LDAP
> directory? Is it really feasible at all? Should I just bite the bullet and
> go for Netscrape Proxy?
> Regards
> Richard Stagg
Received on Mon Jul 06 1998 - 10:03:47 MDT

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