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 How to Authenticate A LDAP User with PHP Script


So, we have a request from a user to login to our zFlex Online LDAP server using php code.  Well we decided to put together a snippet of code that can be used to authenticate a guest user on our server using php code.  Here is the sample below:



// using ldap bind
$ldaprdn  'uid=guest1,ou=users,ou=guests,dc=zflexsoftware,dc=com';     // ldap rdn or dn  (we will use the full DN)

$ldappass 'guest1password';  // associated password for guest1

// connect to ldap server
$ldapconn ldap_connect("")
    or die(
"Could not connect to zFlex LDAP server.");

if (
$ldapconn) {

// binding to zflex ldap server
$ldapbind ldap_bind($ldapconn$ldaprdn$ldappass);

    if (ldap_set_option($ldapconn, LDAP_OPT_PROTOCOL_VERSION, 3)) {

            echo "\nUsing LDAPv3\n";

            echo "----------------";

            echo "\n";




        echo "Failed to set protocol version to 3";




    // verify binding

  if ($ldapbind) {
"LDAP bind successful...";

        echo "\n";

        print "Congratulations! $ldaprdn is now authenticated.";

    } else {
"LDAP bind failed...";

        print "Nice try, kid. Better luck next time!";





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