LDAP Capture

Authentication ::: auth_ldapcapture
Maintained by Guy Thomas
Works with the standard Moodle LDAP plugin to capture passwords on login which can then be forwarded on to other systems for single sign on.

LDAP Capture 2013012300

Moodle 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
Released: Friday, January 25, 2013, 7:44 PM

The latest version of this plugin stores the encrypted ldap user password in the $SESSION object, not in the $USER object.

This means that if you have a development project using LDAP capture then you will need to edit your code.

Alternatively if you are using a block which is dependent on LDAP capture (e.g. Network Share Access,  aka Windows Share Web Client) then you need to update it to a compatible version.

The latest version of Windows Share Web Client compatible with LDAP capture is 2013012401 and it can be downloaded from:



Version information

Version build number
Version release name
Release candidate
MD5 Sum
Supported software
PHP 5.3, PHP 5.4, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3, Moodle 2.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.2
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.3
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.4

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Authentication

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myauth") in the "auth" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation