5.x - which to install? (Was Re: LDAP, pam, nss)
curtis at npc-usa.com
Tue Aug 31 09:49:19 PDT 2004
On 30 Aug, 2004, at 22:16, Konrad Heuer wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
>> In order to get centralized logins to work on my Linux Debian
>> (authenticating of a RedHat Samba server), I have to:
>> install libnss-ldap libpam-ldap.
>> Perform some configuration on the of /etc/libnss-ldap.conf and
>> /etc/pam-ldap.conf files.
>> Edit the /etc/nnsswitch.conf file.
>> Then I can check that the packages have been installed by issuing the
>> command nscd.
>> Finally to get authentication happening in specific applications, I go
>> to the directory /etc/pam.d/ and edit the service files there though
>> which I want such authentication to occur.
>> Now, of course, no one here is looking for instructions on how to do
>> something on Linux, but I was now wondering what it is I need to do on
>> my FreeBSD server to get this functionality working? I can't seem to
>> find anything similar so far in my searches.
>> Thanks for any pointers in the right direction.
> With FreeBSD 4.x, you won't get very far. But beginning with 5.x (not
> say 5.2.1-R), it's very similar. Install the following ports:
> Edit /usr/local/etc/ldap.conf, build /etc/nsswitch.conf, and edit the
> files within /etc/pam.d.
> Konrad Heuer
> GWDG, Am Fassberg, 37077 Goettingen, Germany, kheuer2 at gwdg.de
Taking into consideration that I want this server to be a Postfix
server w/Courier IMAP and as stable as possible and the aforementioned,
of course, which version of 5.x should I install?
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