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Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory - Simple ActiveDirectory authentication

Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory(3pm)

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 overridden 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" This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
2012-04-23 perl v5.14.2