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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 47521] mod_auth fails to continue when mod_authnz_ldap fails to contact a server
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2009 14:19:54 GMT

--- Comment #3 from Ed Szynaka <>  2009-07-15 07:19:51 PST ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> can ou confirm that you get the same unwanted behavior without the
> AuthAliasProvider stuff?

During my testing I tested both the LDAP and file auth methods individually,
both with and without the AuthnProviderAlias section, and when setup correctly
they all succeeded.  

In the example config I provided the LDAP authentication portion was setup to
intentionally fail by being unable to connect to the LDAP server.  This way I
could test whether it would then test the second method, in this case try to
authenticate via a file.

It was my understanding that mod_authn_alias would try each authentication
method in order until a username match was found.  It would seem to me that
failing to connect to an LDAP server would imply that a username could not be

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