Status: New
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Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium

New issue 1755 by LDAP does not appear to support multiple login names for the same account (common with Mac OS X Server)

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What version are you running?

What's the URL of the page containing the problem?

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Set up a Mac OS X Server as an Open Directory Master (it uses OpenLDAP I believe).
2. Set up Review Board on another server.
3. Configure Review Board to authenticate via LDAP with the following settings.
LDAP Server: ldap://
LDAP Base DN: cn=users, dc=domain,dc=com
E-Mail Domain:
E-Mail LDAP Attribute: mail
Use TLS for authentication: unchecked
User Mask: (uid=%s)
Anonymous User Mask:
Anonymous User Password:

4. Log in using the "long name" of the user (i.e. "John Doe" instead of "jdoe"). This is the cn LDAP attribute I believe, but Mac OS X maps that to uid as well I think. 5. Log in using the "short name" (i.e. "jdoe"). This is the uid LDAP attribute I believe.

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
I expected both 4 and 5 to log me into the same user (because they are the same user on Mac OS X Server). Instead, Review Board treats these as separate users, and makes separate user entries etc. for them.

What operating system are you using? What browser?
Mac OS X 10.6.4 and Mac OS X Server 10.6.4.  Safari 5.0.1.

Please provide any additional information below.
I tried changing the User Mask to "(|(uid=%s)(cn=%s))", but I was no longer able to log in at all after that.

I tried editing reviewboard/accounts/ like this.
1. Edit the LDAPBackend.get_or_create_user function (method? my Python vernacular is poor...). 2. Change the line "user = User.objects.get(username=username)" to "user = User.objects.get(username__iexact=username)".
3. Delete reviewboard/accounts/backends.pyc.
4. Restart the web service (which is Apache 2 on Mac OS X Server I believe).
There was no change when I did these steps.

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