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Manual Reference Pages  -  AUTHEN::SIMPLE::ACTIVEDIRECTORY (3)

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NAME

Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory - Simple ActiveDirectory authentication

CONTENTS

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

o new

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



o port

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



    port => 389



o timeout

Connection timeout, defaults to 60.



    timeout => 60



o principal

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



    principal => company.com



o log

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



    log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger(Authen::Simple::ActiveDirectory)



o 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.
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