I've got a rails application that uses activeldap to authenticate
users. Its been working great for about 6 months now, but a user from
mexico started using it recently, but can't seem to login. I've
narrowed it down to the fact that his password contains a ñ character
in it. This problem is also present in a test user account I've setup.
ActiveLDAP uses ruby/ldap libarary and from what I can tell it fails
there as well. I've also tried the net-ldap code and it fails there as
well. Is seems like a low level encoding issue and I could really use
the help to solve it. It looks like everyone of the ruby LDAP
libraries are dead in development, so I'm seeking help from a much
Any ideas? Perhaps I need to encode the unicode password or something?
Your suggestions are both welcome and really needed.