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Windows Authentication will really only work if the IIS server is joined to the domain. That's the first thing you'll want to do (assuming you can). Once you do - WindowsAuthentication will make authentication a breeze. If joining the domain is out of the question, then you'll at best be able to use a mechanism based on forms authentication that could ...


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It means it couldn't connect to the LDAP instance you specified. Make sure your configuration under Administer >> Site Configuration >> LDAP Integration is correct. You can refer to the documentation here. Try connecting with an LDAP client like JXplorer to validate that your LDAP instance is up an running at the host and port you think it is. If ...


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Typically, CGI scripts run as the user of the web server. But many(most?) web hosts use suEXEC to run CGI scripts as a different user. However, suEXEC is typically used to run a script/program as different users based on the vhost or the user directory the program resides in. I'm not sure if it's possible to dynamically choose the user to run the program ...


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An authentication plugin is what you need. It is not so difficult as it may seem. In the "/plugins/authentication/" folder of your Joomla site you already can see authentication methods available; traditional Joomla (users in a database) gmail openid ldap You can surely find on extensions site other auth plugins; or, if you have some PHP skill, you can ...


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This page seems to show how to do it: Once you've started using LDAP for authentication, you'll probably want to let your users change their passwords. Since they might not want to/be able to do a shell login, and change their password with ldappasswd(1), something else, and more user friendly would be nice. I chose using PHP, which I have compiled ...



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