Re: DNS SRV support for LDAP authentication

From: Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Mark Cave-Ayland <mark(dot)cave-ayland(at)ilande(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: DNS SRV support for LDAP authentication
Date: 2018-11-16 01:52:55
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On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 4:39 PM Thomas Munro
<thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 2:09 PM Thomas Munro
> <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> > Some people like to use DNS SRV records to advertise LDAP servers on
> > their network. Microsoft Active Directory is usually (always?) set up
> > that way. Here is a patch to allow our LDAP auth module to support
> > that kind of discovery.


I took the liberty of CCing Mark Cave-Ayland, who had some great
advice on the last round of LDAP feature tweaks[1]. Mark, if you have
any comments on the sanity of this proposal, they'd be much
appreciated, otherwise of course please feel free to ignore. Thanks!


Thomas Munro

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0001-Add-DNS-SRV-support-for-LDAP-server-discovery-v2.patch application/x-patch 6.6 KB

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