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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 14:58:42 GMT

--- Comment #4 from Brad Nicholes <>  2009-07-15 07:58:41 PST ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> 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
> found.

It was intended to continue looking after a failed authentication.  A service
down condition wasn't ever really considered.  Basically it comes down to
whether or not "service down" == "failed authentication".  I can certainly see
a case for it.

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