Zane C. Bowers-Hadley

NAME

Net::LDAP::AutoServer - Automated LDAP server choosing.

VERSION

Version 0.2.1

SYNOPSIS

    use Net::LDAP::AutoServer;

    my $as = Net::LDAP::AutoServer->new();

METHODS

new

args hash

methods

This is the methods to use to for getting the information.

It is taken in a camma seperated list with the default being 'hostname,dns,devldap,env,user'.

The available values are listed below.

    hostname
    devldap
    env
    user

byDevLDAP

This fetches it using /dev/ldap/ if possible.

It will return false if /dev/ldap/ is not a directory or does not resit.

POPULATES

    bind
    CAfile
    CApath
    checkCRL
    clientCert
    clientKey
    pass
    port
    server

    my $returned=$autoserver->byDevLDAP;

byDNS

This only populates the server field.

This will run s/^[0-9a-zA-Z\-\_]*\./ldap./ over the hostname then try to connect to it.

If it can't lookup the hostname or connect, it returns undef.

Once connected, it will check to see if it is possible to start TLS.

POPULATES

    startTLS
    server
    port

byEESDPenv

This will populate as much as possible using enviromental variables.

ENVIROMENTAL VARIABLES

EESDP-BindDN EESDP-CAfile EESDP-CApath EESDP-CheckCRL EESDP-ClientCert EESDP-ClientKey EESDP-Port EESDP-Server EESDP-StartTLS

POPULATES

    bind
    CAfile
    CApath
    checkCRL
    clientCert
    clientKey
    port
    server
    startTLS

byEnv

This will populate as much as possible using enviromental variables.

ENVIROMENTAL VARIABLES

    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-bind
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-CAfile
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-CApath
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-checkCRL
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-clientCert
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-clientkey
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-port
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-server
    Net::LDAP::AutoServer-startTLS

POPULATES

    bind
    CAfile
    CApath
    checkCRL
    clientCert
    clientKey
    port
    server
    startTLS

byHostname

This only populates the server field.

This will run s/^[0-9a-zA-Z\-\_]*\./ldap./ over the hostname then try to connect to it.

If it can't lookup the hostname or connect, it returns undef.

Once connected, it will check to see if it is possible to start TLS.

POPULATES

    startTLS
    server
    port

byUser

This only populates the server field.

This requires $ENV{USER} to be defined. If it is not, undef is returned.

This looks for '~/.ldappass' and '~/.ldapbind'.

POPULATES

    bind
    pass

    my $returned=$autoserver->byUser;

clear

This clears all previous selections.

    $autoserver->clear;

connect

This forms a LDAP connections.

    my ($ldap, $mesg, $success, $errorString)=$autoserver->connect;
    if(!$success){
        if(!$ldap){
            print "Failed to connect to LDAP either bad info or none present.\n";
        }else{
            print "Failed to bind or start TLS.\n".
                  $mesg->error_desc."\n";
        }
    }

/DEV/LDAP

More information about this can be found at the URL below.

http://eesdp.org/eesdp/ldap-kmod.html

AUTHOR

Zane C. Bowers, <vvelox at vvelox.net>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-net-ldap-autoserver at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Net-LDAP-AutoServer. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Net::LDAP::AutoServer

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2009 Zane C. Bowers, all rights reserved.

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