[rt-users] ExternalAuth over Public Network?

Kevin Falcone falcone at bestpractical.com
Tue Aug 17 16:58:43 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 01:24:52PM -0700, Peter Roosakos wrote:
>    I was curious if ExternalAuth assumes a secure network (private, VPN, etc.), or if it can
>    securely authenticate to an LDAP/AD server over a public network (ssl, etc.).  I didn't find
>    any general security/configuration discussions on the list.

I assume you're talking about RT::Authen::ExternalAuth and not RT's
built in WebExternalAuth.

RT::Authen::ExternalAuth can make an ldaps:// connection

If you're using WebExternalAuth, any of the webserver modules should
be able to also make a secure connection

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