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From Howard Chu <...@symas.com>
Subject Re: Intercepting LDAP request
Date Thu, 18 Sep 2008 19:55:02 GMT
Marc Boorshtein wrote:
>
>
>     The biggest problem is that this library does not handle the
>     communication part. However, you can also have a look at a dormant
>     project we have once worked on :
>     http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/sandbox/old/proxy/
>
>     which is a Ldap Proxy. It was designed once upon a time to offer a
>     graphical UI allowing you to see all the incoming and outgoing LDAP
>     requests. It's not perfect, but it worked, 2 years ago.
>
>
>
> Do you need to do anything with the ldap request or do you just need a
> proxy to traverse a DMZ? If you need a simple proxy (and assuming
> ApacheDS doesn't offer one) you can use either MyVirtualDirectory
> (http://myvd.sourceforge.net/) Penrose or I think Fedora DS and OpenDS
> all have proxy modules.

OpenLDAP has a couple different proxy modules to choose from as well. 
back-ldap if simple pass-thru is all you need; back-meta if you need more 
elaborate rewrites. SSL/TLS passthru is no problem either.

-- 
   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp.           http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun     http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP  http://www.openldap.org/project/

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