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From cove...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r949444 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod: mod_authnz_ldap.html.en mod_authnz_ldap.xml
Date Sat, 29 May 2010 22:49:17 GMT
Author: covener
Date: Sat May 29 22:49:17 2010
New Revision: 949444

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=949444&view=rev
Log:
emphasize that trying to use the basic auth credentials directly
is a last resort.

Modified:
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html.en
    httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html.en
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html.en?rev=949444&r1=949443&r2=949444&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html.en (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.html.en Sat May 29 22:49:17 2010
@@ -975,6 +975,11 @@ own username, instead of anonymously or 
      <p> If the verbatim username can't directly bind, but needs some
      cosmetic transformation, see <code class="directive"><a href="#&#10;  
  authldapinitialbindpattern">
      AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern</a></code>.</p>
+   
+     <p> This directive should only be used when your LDAP server doesn't 
+         accept anonymous searches and you cannot use a dedicated 
+         <code class="directive"><a href="#authldapbinddn">AuthLDAPBindDN</a></code>.
+     </p>
 
      <div class="note"><h3>Not available with authorization-only</h3>
          This directive can only be used if this module authenticates the user, and
@@ -1007,6 +1012,11 @@ to perform a DN lookup</td></tr>
     <p> The regular expression argument is compared against the current basic authentication
username.
         The substitution argument may contain backreferences, but has no other variable interpolation.</p>
      
+    <p> This directive should only be used when your LDAP server doesn't 
+        accept anonymous searches and you cannot use a dedicated 
+        <code class="directive"><a href="#authldapbinddn">AuthLDAPBindDN</a></code>.
+    </p>
+
     <div class="example"><p><code> AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern (.+) $1@example.com
</code></p></div>
     <div class="example"><p><code> AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern (.+) cn=$1,dc=example,dc=com</code></p></div>
 

Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml?rev=949444&r1=949443&r2=949444&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_authnz_ldap.xml Sat May 29 22:49:17 2010
@@ -824,6 +824,11 @@ own username, instead of anonymously or 
      <p> If the verbatim username can't directly bind, but needs some
      cosmetic transformation, see <directive module="mod_authnz_ldap">
      AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern</directive>.</p>
+   
+     <p> This directive should only be used when your LDAP server doesn't 
+         accept anonymous searches and you cannot use a dedicated 
+         <directive module="mod_authnz_ldap">AuthLDAPBindDN</directive>.
+     </p>
 
      <note><title>Not available with authorization-only</title>
          This directive can only be used if this module authenticates the user, and
@@ -852,6 +857,11 @@ to perform a DN lookup</description>
     <p> The regular expression argument is compared against the current basic authentication
username.
         The substitution argument may contain backreferences, but has no other variable interpolation.</p>
      
+    <p> This directive should only be used when your LDAP server doesn't 
+        accept anonymous searches and you cannot use a dedicated 
+        <directive module="mod_authnz_ldap">AuthLDAPBindDN</directive>.
+    </p>
+
     <example> AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern (.+) $1@example.com </example>
     <example> AuthLDAPInitialBindPattern (.+) cn=$1,dc=example,dc=com</example>
 



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