can I use encrypted ldap_bind_pw ?

Dmitriy Kirhlarov dkirhlarov at
Wed Apr 18 03:20:39 EDT 2007

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 10:23:51AM +0530, JOYDEEP wrote:

> > saslauthd need clear text password for binding procedure.
> > But, you can use anonymous binding (for me it's more secure).

> thanks for the answer.  but I can't understand how anonymous can secure
> the system.

I have many untrusted hosts with ldap-based authentication.
With this reason no difference between anonymous bind and bind under
potentialy compromized id. But second case I have to specialy
describe in ACL section slapd.conf.
Also, I can't see difference for user authentication between initial
anonymous and non-anonymous bind.


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