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Support for Base64 encoded values


I’m trying to setup LDAP authentication in an environment that requires
uids with unicode characters.

The recommended approach, according to the LDIF RFCs is to encode any uids
that don’t fit in ASCII-7 as a unicode string encoded in base64.

For example, instead of:

uid: josé

I need to provide:

uid:: am9zw6k=

Unfortunately, when I use “getent passwd” to check that my unicode uids
are in the system, I only get back the non-unicode ones.

Does nss-pam-ldap support base64 encoded fields? If so, how do I configure

Thanks and best regards,

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