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From Christophe BOULAIN <Christophe.Boul...@ceram.fr>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] LDAP / Active Directory Authentication problem.
Date Mon, 07 May 2007 08:58:08 GMT
Nobody can help me ?
Nobody else has this problem ? I can't imagine that's an apache bug :)

Should I ask my users not to use special chars in their password ? :(

Thanks


Christophe BOULAIN a écrit :
> Hi
>
> Anybody has an idea for my problem ?
> I tried ti sniff ldap packets, and I noticed that apache does not encode
> the password in UTF-8 : a 'é' in password is encode E9 (iso code), and
> when I try the same thing with LDAPSEARCH, the same letter is encoded
> C3E9 (utf-8 code)
>
> Is this relative to mod_ldap, or to apache configuration ?
>
> Thanks. I really need to authenticate my users ;)
>
>
> Christophe BOULAIN a écrit :
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to set up a reverse authenticated proxy for an internal site
>> of my company.
>> The authentication is done on a Microsoft Active Directory
>> Everything works almost fine, but I'm running into problem when users
>> has special chars (ex accentued letters) in their password. They are
>> rejected with an invalid password.
>>
>> When I try to bind to ldap with a such user with ldapsearch command, if
>> the password is UTF-8 encoded, it's ok, if not, password is rejected
>>
>> How can I tell apache to use UTF-8 when doing authentification, or to
>> convert the username/password to UTF-8 before binding to ldap ?
>> I already try to set AddDefaultCharset to utf-8, but that doesn(t help.
>>
>> Server info : Gentoo Linux, apache-2.0.59
>>
>> Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Christophe.
>>
>>
>>
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