LDAP user authentication?
Jon Theil Nielsen
jontheil at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 12:20:32 UTC 2008
> >I have googled for a very long time, but I haven't found any useful
> > howto on this issue. Well, there is
> > http://www.cultdeadsheep.org/FreeBSD/docs/Quick_and_dirty_FreeBSD_5_x_and_nss_ldap_mini-HOWTO.html
> > but that seems to be a bit confusing an not up-to-date. I guess it
> > _should_ be possible - and indeed very useful (especially combinde
> > with Samba PDC and an easily maintainlable mail server). So please, if
> > you have any experiences or knowledge of a useful description..!
> > Regards,
> > Jon Theil Nielsen
2008/2/14, Dave <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com>:
> I am far from an expert, in fact i'm still learning. I don't know a lot
> of the jargon, that is i still get the more intense terms mixed up, but i've
> been banging my head against ldap for about a month now and am starting to
> show results. Right now i'm using ldap in jails on freebsd 6.2 as i don't
> have all the bugs worked out to go production. I've got a directory that is
> a user addressbook as well as handles authentication of users, both for the
> jailed ldap server, but for two other jailed environments, one the ldap
> client, the other just a test machine. I've also authenticated a linux box
> against this server that works fine with a few tweaks. Right now i've got a
> jail specifically for testmail setup i'm going to try to hook in email
> services, pop/imap, smtp, etc. in to ldap.
> If you have im abilities i can talk more there, but basically it's
> definitely not trivial to get going, in my opinion others might differ.
I have some experience with FreeBSD but not with running in jails. I
migth be a solution, but I don't know. What I would really like was a
thorough desription of setting LDAP authentication up for the wholw
system. But I might read up on jails. Thanks anyway.
Jon Theil Nielsen
More information about the freebsd-questions