Ubuntu in complex office situations
eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 16:22:30 UTC 2006
On 11/15/06, Brian Fahrlander <brian at fahrlander.net> wrote:
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> I'm on the third week of wrestling with pam_tally, cracklib, pam,
> and LDAP. It started out so simple...
> 1. Is LDAP on Ubuntu ever going to be simpler for office-mortals?
I understand the frustration. I spent weeks getting this to work for
seven people (a family, where users *rarely* change). I've not done
this in an office environment, and have since rolled it back to
traditional passwd/shadow files, so I don't have much to offer in the
way of help.
However, there is a proposal to make LDAP much simpler:
Currently it's marked as "low" priority. I would suggest emailing the
people in charge (listed on the right) and maybe help fill out the
related wiki page. Maybe we can raise the project's profile.
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