libnss_ldap

Jerry Haltom wasabi at larvalstage.net
Wed Apr 5 18:03:49 BST 2006


You can use nss_ldap to populate your shadow or passwd tables with
contents from LDAP. pam_unix then will auth against them.

This is of course pretty ugly. Those passwords should never be on the
hosts.

On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 11:57 -0400, Scott J. Henson wrote:
> Andy Rabagliati wrote:
> > 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 ?
> >   
> 
> I'm curious about how pam_unix handles ldap.  Ive never seen any
> documentation to suggest that it can.  Thanks.
> 




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