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When I look at an LDAP v3 bind request in the packet details pane under authentication: simple (0), I see simple: followed by a 20 digit number. What does this represent?


asked 10 Jun '13, 14:23

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I am referring to the 20 digit number.

(10 Jun '13, 14:24) malhenry

I see simple: followed by a 20 digit number.

It's the password, ASCII encoded. You can see the 'decoded' password in the HEX view of the packet bytes.


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answered 11 Jun '13, 03:05

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edited 11 Jun '13, 03:06

Correct....good stuff. thanks.

(12 Jun '13, 07:03) malhenry

You can probably find out from RFC 2251. In ASN1 it's defined as Simple ::= OCTET STRING and is probably an Authentication token.

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answered 10 Jun '13, 21:08

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