LDAP home directories

Erik Norgaard norgaard at locolomo.org
Wed Oct 18 07:54:26 UTC 2006

Chandler, Jay wrote:
> Does anyone have a way to do home directory mapping through LDAP?  We've
> got user directories mounted via NFS to /usr/users and would like to be
> able to type in "cd ~ted" and go to Ted's home directory, perhaps in
> /usr/users/students/ted.

nss_ldap allows you to map an LDAP parameter to a system parameter. 
There is nss_ldap in ports, but also this summer's Summer Of Code a 
project was aimed at creating a FreeBSD native nss_ldap.

pam_ldap is needed if you want to use ldap for authentication.

Cheers, Erik
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