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Re: Fwd: gsoc13
i think that mariadb will connect to ldap server and get information about
user, that's the plugin you will create
2013/4/24 Samarth Mathur <samarth.math@xxxxxxxxx>
> More clearly, my question is
> if i'm making an authentication plugin, even the server side of the
> plugin, will communicate with an external LDAP server right? the server
> side plugin will consist of code on how to communicate with that, and not
> how to act like the server to the client?
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Samarth Mathur <samarth.math@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> I have a few doubts.
>> Going through the internet, I've come across two major implementations of
>> LDAP protocol
>> The openLDAP, and the libpam_ldap library.
>> Both have a detailed information of client side implementation.
>> However, openLDAP gives the slapd which is a standalone server daemon,
>> whereas from the libpam_ldap library, I am able to gather the existence
>> of an inbuilt ldap authentication system.
>> Am I correct about that?
>> Which do you think will be useful to implement as a plugin for mariadb?
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