Secure iPrint authentication fails with Alias user objects

  • 3231156
  • 14-Dec-2007
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell iPrint for Linux Open Enterprise Server 2

Situation

Secure iPrint authentication will fail with the following message if users log in with an alias user:

Printer authentication failed. Do you want to try again?

Resolution

Configure the iPrint Apache authentication module to derefence alias objects. Follow these step:

1. Modify the iPrint server's /etc/opt/novell/iprint/httpd/conf/iprint_ssl.conf to include this statement:

AuthLDAPDNDereferenceAliases never

For an example of where to include this statement within the file:

AuthLDAPDNRemoteUserIsDN on
AuthzLDAPDNAuthoritative Off
AuthLDAPDNAllowDNAuth on
AuthLDAPDNDereferenceAliases never


2. Save the change and restart Apache:
rcapache2 restart

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