nssswitch - anyone using nss_X ? nss/freebsd complete?

Uwe Laverenz uwe at laverenz.de
Fri Nov 4 11:05:06 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 04:14:52PM -0500, Nathan Vidican wrote:

> avail have I found any definitive answer as to if nssswitch works correctly 
> and completely under FreeBSD.

I use nss_ldap (and pam_ldap), it is supported since 5.1_RELEASE. At
this time only passwd and group can be used via nsswitch. It works
without problems.

> Personal interest being drawn from my own issues using, configuring, and 
> updating/compiling nss_ldap. Issues in the code, issues with making new 

I never tried to compile them on my own, I always use nss_ldap and pam_ldap
from the ports.

> Sparing one problem, current version from FreeBSD/ports/current seems to 
> work correctly, but problem is quite an issue and potential security risk - 

Do you have an URL about this security risk?


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