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From:Dan Nelson Date:March 23 2006 3:31am
Subject:Re: Authenticating MySQL off of an LDAP
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In the last episode (Mar 22), Kyle Johnson said:
> I'm new to the lists, but I had a question about authenticating a
> MySQL database; I wondered if anybody knew how to authenticate off of
> an LDAP instead of the default mysql table? Or if it's even possible?
> So far we have had no success browsing the docs or anywhere else
> online. I know it's possible to go the other way, authenticate
> services off of a MySQL backend, so I guess I'm looking to go the
> opposite direction. Any thoughts anybody has would be much
> appreciated. Thanks.

This is bug 4703: http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=4703 , apparently on
their TODO list somewhere.  PAM authentication would be the best
solution, which would let the administrator use whatever method they
want.

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	Dan Nelson
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Authenticating MySQL off of an LDAPKyle Johnson23 Mar
  • Re: Authenticating MySQL off of an LDAPDan Nelson23 Mar