pam_ldap and passwd

Yuri Khotyaintsev yuri at irfu.se
Mon Nov 24 05:17:26 PST 2003


Clement Laforet wrote:
> Yuri Khotyaintsev <yuri at irfu.se> wrote:
>>As I understand pam_ldap supports changing LDAP passwords. Is it
>>supposed to work on FreeBSD ?
> 
> 
> according to src/usr.bin/passwd/passwd.c:
> ...
>         /* check where the user's from */
>         switch (pwd->pw_fields & _PWF_SOURCE) {
>         case _PWF_FILES:
>                 fprintf(stderr, "Changing local password for %s\n",
>                     pwd->pw_name);
>                 break;
>         case _PWF_NIS:
>                 fprintf(stderr, "Changing NIS password for %s\n",
>                     pwd->pw_name);
>                 break;
>         default:
>                 /* XXX: Green men ought to be supported via PAM. */
>                 errx(1, 
>           "Sorry, `passwd' can only change passwords for local or NIS users.");
>         }
> ...
> 
> If you change default: behaviour you CAN change your password. Currently,
> passwd is not fully PAM-aware. 
> 
> clem
> 

I think I will wait for "official" solution rather then hacking myself...

Do you have any patches for this ?

Yuri



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