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From Kiran Ayyagari <ayyagariki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Connection and authentication knowledge
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2010 17:51:55 GMT

as PAM said in another mail, it would be good, but am afraid we need
to maintain a bunch of flags to just support this feature.

I don't think this is widely used unless a user manages many
connections.

Kiran Ayyagari

On 2/23/10 6:20 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> Hi,
>
> should we add some method in LdapConnection to inform the user about the
> authentication ?
>
> ie, isAnonymous(), isSimpleAuth(), isSaslAuth(), or even better
> getAuthenticatedUser() returning the principal ?
>
> // Anonymous connection
> connection.bind();
>
> if ( connection.isAnonymous() ) {
> System.out.println( "anonymous" );
> }
>
> // Authenticated connection
> connection.bind( "uid=admin,ou=system", "secret" );
>
> if ( connection.isAnonymous() ) {
> System.out.println( "anonymous" );
> } else if ( connection.isSimpleAuth() ) {
> System.out.println( "SimpleAuth for : " +
> connection.getAuthenticatedUser() );
> }
>
> wdyt ?
>

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