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From David Boreham <>
Subject Re: [mina] SASL support
Date Thu, 05 May 2005 20:57:20 GMT
Tony Blanchard wrote:

> If I do no make mistakes, I think there is three layer for SASL 
> (EXTERNAL is the only one i have looked for) implementation.
> 1- Server layer to tell the client what mechanisms it handles and to 
> provide some checkings regarding policy versus client asked mechanism.
> 2- Mina layer to give TLS support and to give some acces to the 
> principal created and returned for this transport layer.
> 3- LDAP protocol to engage the handshaking.LDAP v3 RFC 2251contains 
> some asn1 rules about request and response formats for sasl mechanisms .
> Am I wrong ?


You also need stuff in the server to implement supportedSaslMechanisms 
in the root dse.

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