[EP-tech] LDAP login

Andrew Beeken anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk
Thu Feb 9 14:27:26 GMT 2017

Okay, related to but separate from my ongoing quest to migrate and improve our EPrints install, I'm looking into options for getting an LDAP authentication script up and running. I've had a look online and found a couple of different ways to implement this, one of which (http://wiki.unimas.my/unimaswiki//bin/view/HOW-TO,+Tutorial+&+User+Manual/HOW-TO+:+Install+Eprints+v3.3.12++on+Ubuntu+14.04+With+LDAP+Authentication<http://wiki.unimas.my/unimaswiki/bin/view/HOW-TO,+Tutorial+&+User+Manual/HOW-TO+:+Install+Eprints+v3.3.12++on+Ubuntu+14.04+With+LDAP+Authentication>) I've tried to no avail.

Does anyone have any particular way of implementing this that they can recommend? I'm on the fence as to whether we should be doing this on a bulk import or creating users as and when they log in, however I DO want to ensure that the ID associated with the user is the one from our internal system and not a naturally generated one from EPrints.

As always, thanks in advance!

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