[Kolab-devel] SASL and LDAP

Dieter Kluenter dieter at dkluenter.de
Thu Oct 23 09:22:40 CEST 2003

Stephan Buys <list at codefusion.co.za> writes:

> Hello all (and especially Erfrakon),
> I was just wondering why we explicitly disable SASL when compiling OpenLDAP?

You only need the sasl2 libraries if you want to do a strong bind with
the directory server, that is, using sasl mechanisms for authorization
and authentication, as discribed in rfc 2251 and 2829. But the
developers insist on only use simple binds, as described in ldap v2


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