LDAP user authentication?
on at cs.ait.ac.th
Fri Feb 15 02:45:26 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
I read through the link you gave. My first impression is:
- pam-ldap is used for authentication: allow the user to login to the
- nss-ldap is used by the system when it needs to resolve things like
gid<->group name, user home directory, etc.
I will give it a try soon.
Though I am looking one step ahead, how to allow a user to
authenticate to this machine and not that machine, using the same ldap
More information about the freebsd-questions