[ubuntu-uk] LDAP login authentication - WAS:Authenticating against Samba/NT 4.0 domain

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Oct 18 16:03:07 BST 2008

Tony Pursell wrote:

> You might find this interesting
> http://www.linux.com/feature/145656
> Tony

Well it's interesting but Likewise doesn't do the job.  I presume it's 
fine for Active Directory authentication but I'm not trying to 
authenticate agaist AD, I'm trying to authenticate against either a 
Samba 3/NT 4.0 type domain or LDAP.

I've tried following this guide for LDAP authentication in Hardy whilst 
using Hardy.1 in a VM:


It comes up with an error message saying:

Failed to enumerate nameservice: Transport endpoint is not connected
passwd… nameservice unavailable.

When I run the command nss_updatedb ldap


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