As part of our service, we offer a SOCKS5 proxy which is accessible on your assigned QuotaGuard Static server on port 1080. 


SOCKS5 provides TCP level proxying so can handle all sorts of traffic including LDAP.

 

Ruby has a great LDAP library which can handle the bulk of the work but at the moment it doesn't support sending traffic via a proxy. 


To get around this limitation, we have produced a patched version of net-ldap which routes all LDAP traffic through our SOCKS proxy. 


This requires a patched version of socksify-ruby, so you just need to install these two gems from our Github repository.

 

#Gemfile
gem 'socksify', github: "quotaguard/socksify-ruby", branch: "master"
gem 'net-ldap', github: "quotaguard/ruby-net-ldap", branch: "master"

If you have questions, or if this solution doesn’t work or fit your use case, please reach out to us at Support so we can help figure it out with you.


Working with sensitive data, like HIPAA, Financial, or Personally Identifiable Information (PII)? 
    Then you will want to check out our QuotaGuard Shield solution, it's the same as QuotaGuard Static, but with stronger end to end security for your requests. We can also help migrate current Static customers to Shield for free, just reach out to us at Support to request assistance.