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  Panther and Active Directory
Subject:   OS X app authenticate w/out using the AD plug-in?
Date:   2007-01-07 10:16:37
From:   babaoreilly
If Directory Access, Services, LDAPv3 (plug-in) has an AD Directoryh Domain (node) enabled, and that same node is in the Authentication list, and the DCs of the forest are not behind a firewall, can an OS X app (a daemon specifically, in case it matters) pass an AD (short) account name and password to AD, and, if authentication is successful, have returned the short group name -- without having the AD plugin even enabled? (in 10.4.8).


Bob