Re: [squid-users] Why Does LDAP Auth BaseDN Require an OU?

From: Eliezer Croitoru <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:31:52 +0300

Hey Peter,

Regarding the question about LDAP I cannot answer since I am not
familiar with this helper but I am sure others are.
I noticed that you are using squid which is basically a beta
You should consider using a newer version such as stable 3.4.5.
There are many bug-fixes since the version you are using.

Take a look at:


On 06/23/2014 09:57 PM, Peter Ong wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> Why does /usr/lib64/squid/basic_ldap_auth require an ou in the -b argument?
> If I give it a:
> -b “dc=foo,dc=bar”, it doesn’t work The binary itself fails.
> But when I do a:
> -b “ou=baz,dc=foo,dc=bar”
> it works.
> The problem is I have a users scattered throughout AD. They don’t all reside in ou=baz. Some are in ou=qux.
> We are using Squid Cache: Version ascertained from the official squid repo. We are on CentOS 6 x86_64.
Received on Mon Jun 23 2014 - 20:33:55 MDT

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