LDAP and Account Management
Per olof Ljungmark
peo at intersonic.se
Mon Sep 1 21:40:47 UTC 2008
> I've toyed with LDAP accounts before to get them to work. But now I'm
> going to put it into production.
> I'm wondering though about user and group management. When ports are
> installed on individual servers, users and groups are sometimes added
> for daemons. It would be nice to receive notification and possibly
> block and or redirect actions to appropriate scripts and the LDAP server.
> Are there any ports or mechanisms for hooking into the scripts and
> programs that handle account modification (chpass, adduser and pw) or
> does everyone typically do this sort of thing by hand?
smbldap-tools (in ports) is a collection of scripts that does this,
mainly developed with Samba in mind. I'm sure there are others too.
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