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Re: Specifying the authentication mechanism

From: Sergei Nikulov <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:13:00 +0300

2016-06-27 11:55 GMT+03:00 Patrick Monnerat <>:
> Steve Holme wrote:
>> In that Pull Request I opened up the question of whether we should be using the HTTP AUTH option for LDAP and whether we should look at merging the SASL authentication mechanisms with the HTTP option?
> Hi Steve,
> I have no particular opinion about the curl tool options. But does it make sense to have option --digest for a non-HTTP protocol ?

Yes. For, as you've mentioned it, W$ LDAP, LDAP_AUTH_DIGEST will
employ digest authentication package.

For OpenLDAP it can be LDAP-SASL authentication running using the
DIGEST-MD5 mechanism.

> Cheers,
> Patrick
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