[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#491233: Bug#491233: Bug#491233: nagios-plugins: check_ldap should use version 3 of slapd protocol
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Mon Jul 21 08:53:05 UTC 2008
Jan Wagner schrieb am Monday, den 21. July 2008:
> Hi Michel,
> On Monday 21 July 2008 08:24, Michel Grentzinger wrote:
> > > Anyways ... when installing a check against a ldap server leads you to
> > > have a look into /etc/nagios-plugins/config/ldap.cfg (hopefully). If you
> > > see there also a check_ldap(s)3 check, I guess you will imagine, that
> > > there is a different to the 'normal' check and investigate further and
> > > then choose the correct check for your existing ldap server.
> > > So I consider strongly to add additional checks for testst against
> > > ldapv3.
> > Ok. But for the future, is there any other solution ?
> > We have 3 solutions :
> > - check both v2 and v3 in tne main scirpt check_ldap,
> you are talking about modifying the script to check at first v3 and if that
> fails check v2? Sounds a bit overkill for me.
> > - add a check_ldap3,
> That is, what I have planned to do.
> > - add a argument to check_ldap,
> > - create a script which migrate old Nagios installation and change v2 to v3
> > is LDAP uses v3 (allow bind_v2 is not present).
> Both will break existing installations using check_ldap command definition!
> This is for me no option we have.
> > I have a preference for the first of them. Could we have the opinion of
> > Nagios packaging team ?
> As member of it and the guy who is actually doing the most work on
> nagios-plugins, I have planned to add a check_ldap3 command definition. I
> think I declared why.
I agree here. Changing the existing definition it not something we want.
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