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On 9/24/07, Martin DeMello <martindemello / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Is there any ruby library that will let me authenticate against an
> active directory server from a linux machine? I looked through the AD
> gems but the documentation assumed that I knew what I was doing
> already, and *seemed* to imply that I needed to be running this from a
> windows box sitting in a windows domain.
>
> I don't need to run queries or anything like that - simply
> authenticate a user and get a yes/no answer.
>
> martin
>
>

Do you want to do an LDAP bind-authentication from Linux with a username and
password? If so, look at Net::LDAP. If you're trying to do a Kerberos-style
authentication, there are several NTLM gems you can look at.

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