This is a Django authentication backend that authenticates against an LDAP service. Configuration can be as simple as a single distinguished name template, but there are many rich configuration options for working with users, groups, and permissions.
This version is officially supported on Python >= 2.6 and < 3, Django >= 1.3, and python-ldap >= 2.0. It is known to work on earlier versions (especially of Django) and backwards-compatibility is not broken needlessly, however users of older dependencies are urged to test their deployments carefully and be wary of updates.
Support for Python >= 3.3 is considered experimental at this time. Since python-ldap doesn’t support Python 3 yet, you have to install a fork:
$ pip install git+https://github.com/rbarrois/python-ldap.git@py3
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