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From Mathias Alt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] strange behavior of mod_auth_ldap
Date Tue, 20 May 2003 14:17:02 GMT
> Mathias Alt wrote:
> > I want to control the access of browsing users via authorization
> > against a LDAP-Server on Novell NetWare6 using the Apache 2.0.45
> > binary release on a Windows 2000 machine.
> > 
> > It is only possible that the very first user can acces the site. All
> > the next don't get access. And if the first user types a wrong name
> > or password, nobody will be able to get on the site.
> > 
> > When I restart the server I can get access as a different user, but
> > then the same story.
> This looks like the bug I reported a while ago, though in my case it was 
> against an MS Active Directory server: authentication works if the 
> credentials are correct, but if they are wrong, all subsequent tries 
> fail, whether correct or not.
>  From what I understand, the LDAP module is buggy, and caches failed 
> connections against LDAP servers which do not allow anonymous bind.
> Complete details, and a quick-and-dirty  workaround (needs rebuild) there:
> Hope this helps,
> Laurent

Thank you very much for your quick fix.

Do I have to rebuild the whole server or is it enough to do it with
mod_auth_ldap.c ?



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