multiple ldap instances, which instance is used for searching?

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Wed Jul 3 18:47:14 CEST 2013

On 03/07/13 17:34, Martin Kraus wrote:

> Now my setup stopped working because suddenly ldap-eduroam was checking for
> groups when matching Ldap-Group. I was under the impression that when not
> specificed with ldap-eduroam-Ldap-Group the default ldap entry would be used.

No. Most recently instantiated, which can be essentially random.

Basically, don't do this; if you have >1 ldap instance, don't use 
"Ldap-Group", always use "instance-Ldap-Group"

> I had to instantiate the ldap modules in a special order
> instantiate {
>          ldap-eduroam
>          ldap-netdefault
>          ldap
> }
> so the ldap instance would take over again. Is this an expected behaviour?


> Will this solution hold  or should I name the ldap instance as well and use
> the name-Ldap-Group everywhere?


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