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Christian Hansen

NAME

Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory - Simple ActiveDirectory authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory;
    
    my $ad = Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory->new( 
        host      => 'ad.company.com',
        principal => 'company.com'
    );
    
    if ( $ad->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler
    
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleActiveDirectory_host      "ad.company.com"
    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleActiveDirectory_principal "company.com"

    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

Authenticate against Active Directory.

This implementation differs from Authen::Simple::LDAP in way that it will try to bind directly as the users principial.

METHODS

  • new

    This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

    • host

      Connection host, can be a hostname, IP number or a URI. Defaults to localhost.

          host => ldap.company.com
          host => 10.0.0.1
          host => ldap://ldap.company.com:389
          host => ldaps://ldap.company.com
    • port

      Connection port, default to 389. May be overriden by host if host is a URI.

          port => 389
    • timeout

      Connection timeout, defaults to 60.

          timeout => 60
    • principal

      The suffix in users principal, usally the domain or forrest. Required.

          principal => 'company.com'
    • log

      Any object that supports debug, info, error and warn.

          log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory')
  • authenticate( $username, $password )

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple::LDAP.

Authen::Simple.

Net::LDAP.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen chansen@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.