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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: , apparently on
their TODO list somewhere.  PAM authentication would be the best
solution, which would let the administrator use whatever method they

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