PTS & LDAP Take 3
igor at ipass.net
Sun Jan 18 09:16:16 EST 2004
On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Tim Pushor wrote:
> Igor Brezac wrote:
> >I do not see how this is going to work within cyrus context. You will
> >need to change a lot more than just ptloader/ldap code for this to work.
> Perhaps I don't understand everything involved, but ptloader now just
> finds the user record via user defineable filter, and only cares about
> the memberOf attributes, which it cycles through to find the users group
> membership. What I am doing now is to find the user dn via definable
> filter, then search for that dn in a groups container, and cycle through
> all returned entries, picking the cn of each as the group name. Two ldap
> queries unfortunately, but at least both are equality searches..
I see. I did not realize you were going to retrieve groups with another
search filter. This should work.
> >I do not think such docs exist (except for the code itself). Basically,
> >whenever a user logs in, cyrus fetches all groups the user is member of
> >(ptloader/ldap does this in your case). This group list is later used for
> >mailbox access (check lib/auth_pts.c).
> Thats what I thought as well. I have already written the code the does
> the user group membership check in ldap.c, but when I went to test it
> via cyradm - I created a folder, and tried to set a group:xxx ACL and at
> that exact point the identifier group:xxx was passed into the pts and I
> don't know what to do with it (do we check to see if its a valid group??
> I didn't see what to do in the original ldap.c code, afskrb.c, or any
> other file. Perhaps I'm thick, but I just wanted to make sure there
> wasn't anything else I was missing before going on).
You do not need to do anything with this. The identifier is passed to pts
for canonicalization, the group is not validated.
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