phpLDAPadmin

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Presentation

phpLDAPadmin is an LDAP administration tool written in PHP.

phpLDAPadmin will connect to the directory with a static DN and password, and so will not request authentication anymore. The access to phpLDAPadmin will be protected by LemonLDAP::NG with specific access rules.

Danger

phpLDAPadmin will have no idea of the user connected to the WebSSO. So a simple user can have admin rights on the LDAP directory if your access rules are too lazy.

Configuration

phpLDAPadmin local configuration

Just set the authentication type to config and indicate DN and password inside the file config.php:

$servers->SetValue('login','auth_type','config');
$servers->SetValue('login','bind_id','cn=Manager,dc=example,dc=com');
$servers->SetValue('login','bind_pass','secret');

phpLDAPadmin virtual host

Configure phpLDAPadmin virtual host like other protected virtual host.

  • For Apache:
<VirtualHost *:80>
       ServerName phpldapadmin.example.com

       PerlHeaderParserHandler Lemonldap::NG::Handler

       ...

</VirtualHost>
  • For Nginx:
server {
  listen 80;
  server_name phpldapadmin.example.com;
  root /path/to/application;
  # Internal authentication request
  location = /lmauth {
    internal;
    include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params;
    fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/llng-fastcgi-server/llng-fastcgi.sock;
    # Drop post datas
    fastcgi_pass_request_body  off;
    fastcgi_param CONTENT_LENGTH "";
    # Keep original hostname
    fastcgi_param HOST $http_host;
    # Keep original request (LLNG server will received /llauth)
    fastcgi_param X_ORIGINAL_URI  $original_uri;
  }

  # Client requests
  location / {
    auth_request /lmauth;
    set $original_uri $uri$is_args$args;
    auth_request_set $lmremote_user $upstream_http_lm_remote_user;
    auth_request_set $lmlocation $upstream_http_location;
    error_page 401 $lmlocation;
    try_files $uri $uri/ =404;

    ...

    include /etc/lemonldap-ng/nginx-lua-headers.conf;
  }
  location / {
    try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
  }
}

phpLDAPadmin virtual host in Manager

Go to the Manager and create a new virtual host for phpLDAPadmin.

Just configure the access rules.

No headers are required.