--- On 11/13/06, Simon Renshaw <simon(a)benchmarkconsulting.com> wrote:
How complex is the LDAP Authentication to setup?
Not very complex. Once you've got all the required stuff, you've to
download LdapAuthentication.php, put it into the includes directory,
and make some changes to LocalSettings.php (explained at
Many users using LDAP authentication have shared their experiences in
the section "User Provided Examples" at:
Also see the talk pages for these two articles. Many FAQs and queries
have been answered there. If you run into any problems, just drop a
note at the these talk pages.
I'm pretty much a PHP noob. How can I check if my
PHP supports LDAP?
This command will show you list of all compiled modules:
If ldap is in the list, your installation is fine.
If not, install the suitable package php-ldap/php4-ldap/php5-ldap:
For Debian etal:
apt-get install php5-ldap
For RPM-based distros such as Fedora:
yum install php5-ldap
For other operating systems or distros, I don't have much idea. But,
asking the question at any PHP forum should help.