Best way to add LDAP authentication to 7.04 client?

Henk van Lingen henkvl at
Mon May 21 13:50:55 UTC 2007


I'm working on a preseed installation of 7.04 ubuntu clients.

I've the unattended install working, but now I'm wondering what
is the best way to add ldap authentication to the system. It seems
the preseed method and/or the ubuntu installer don't have questions
about ldap (odd?). So it must be done via a "d-i preseed/late_command"
script, i suppose?

I've found some remarks about 'authtool', is should be possible to give
that a config file. However, the program gives me python errors (missing

Any suggestions?

Henk van Lingen, Systems Administrator & DBA                  (o-      -+
Dept. of Computer Science, Utrecht University.                /\        |
phone: +31-30-2534107                                        v_/_   

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