LDAP support

Michael Baudino michael.baudino at acrelec.com
Mon Feb 16 01:19:29 MSK 2009

Sergio Talens-Oliag wrote:
> El Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 04:09:43PM +0100, Michael Baudino va escriure:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I'd like to know if there is any plan to add LDAP support to nginx
>> authentification, either as a core feature, or as a module ?
>> There was a module posted here several months ago, but i don't know if
>> it's still compatible or maintained (it seems not).
> I don't know if there are plans to support LDAP directly on nginx, but I
> developed a module that can be used to authenticate against it indirectly if
> you use a GNU/Linux based system.
> The module is called `ngx_http_auth_pam_module` and is available from:
>   http://web.iti.upv.es/~sto/nginx/
> The module implements HTTP Basic Authentication against PAM and you can use a
> PAM module to authenticate against LDAP. I'm using it on production with this
> configuration since I developed the module.
> Currently the module works with the latest stable nginx version and if anyone
> uses it and finds any bugs I would be happy to fix them, as I plan to maintain
> it until a better option exists.

Thanks a lot, I'm going to give it a try and let you know.

Michael Baudino
IT Manager

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