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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question about Bind
Date Sun, 10 Jun 2007 10:39:11 GMT
Hmmm I don't think I added the PARSED_BIND_DN property.  I'd check with
Enrique.
IMO tho there is definitely no need for yet another property if it is in
fact the same
principal DN.

Alex

On 6/10/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> as I'm browsing the code, there is something I don't really get, and maybe
> someone can help me. Ok, basically, i'm trying to understand what the
> PropertyKeys.PARSED_BIND_DN is good for?
>
> When someone issue a SIMPLE BindRequest (SASL is out of scope), he gives a
> DN which is called the principal. The ASN.1 codec parse this DN, even if
> it does not normalize it (it will be done in the NormalizationService). Then
> we set the principal, credentials, authLevel into the environment variable,
> but we also set the principal a second time :
> env.put( PropertyKeys.PARSED_BIND_DN, principal );
>
> My question is : is it useless ? Can we simply avoid saving this into the
> env, as it's already there, but with a different name (SECURITY_PRINCIPAL) ?
>
> Blind guess : this is a reminiscence of a time where we were parsing the
> DN later in the code. Am I wrong ?
>
> Thanks !
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com

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