libnss_ldap

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Wed Apr 5 17:46:21 BST 2006


On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, Andy Rabagliati wrote:

> 	https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MainInclusionReportLibnss-ldap
>
> I have added it in. Two 'Recommends:' -
>
> libpam-ldap - currently in universe
> nscd - Name Service Cache Daemon - currently in universe
>
> I do not think libpam-ldap is important - pam_unix has handled ldap for
> a long time without help. nscd would be handy though - maybe I should
> add that as well ?

We've used them both successfully for two years now (in addition to 
libnss-ldap).. nscd is IMO essential for LDAP-environments, otherwise the 
LDAP-servers could choke because of multiple connections per client. 
libpam-ldap is needed as well, I don't know of any free replacement..

t



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