nss_ldap in -CURRENT

Clement Laforet sheepkiller at cultdeadsheep.org
Wed Aug 6 15:57:50 PDT 2003

On Thu, 7 Aug 2003 00:43:12 +0200
thomas at deniau.org (Thomas Deniau) wrote:

> Hi !
> I'm trying to use nss_ldap, to implement ldap authentication, in
> 5.1-current.
> The LDAP server works perfectly. I've installed the nss_ldap and
> pam_ldap ports, edited /usr/local/etc/ldap.conf. put "passwd: files
> ldap" and "group:files ldap" in /etc/nsswitch.conf.
> pam_ldap works perfectly : the auth stage succeeds, but then the login
> fails : I guess that nss_ldap doesn't find my UID.
> In fact, when I use getpwent() I don't get LDAP users.... So it seems
> that something in nsswitch is not working, but there is no error
> logged...
> When I try to use id, for example, I get "no such user" for LDAP users.
> So, how can I know if nss_ldap is loaded and what is causing the error ?
> Has anyone succeeded in using nss_ldap ?
> Thank you in advance,

It works perfectly here :)
un simple truss shows you that you need to copy /usr/local/etc/ldap.conf to /etc/ldap.conf.
After that it should work. (that works for me)



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