Re: LDAP as standard authentication
From: Ivan Marsh (annoyed_at_you.now)
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2004 16:31:52 -0500
On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 16:26:17 -0500, Ivan Marsh wrote:
> On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 14:18:59 -0400, Sarah Tanembaum wrote:
>> "Ivan Marsh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 15:45:06 +0000, Kirk Strauser wrote:
>>> > At 2004-06-03T22:50:48Z, "Sarah Tanembaum"
>>> > <email@example.com> writes:
>>> >> Is there any linux distribution that use ldap as the default name
>>> >> service directory server and perhaps other?
>>> > Highly, highly unlikely. On the other hand, configuring Debian to
>>> > authenticate off an LDAP server was extremely easy.
>>> It's not terribly difficult in RH either.
>> Hi Ivan, perhaps if you have any more info on how to do that such as a
>> FAQ or step-by-step how to do it from scratch. Thanks
> Step-by-step... no.
> As I remember it was a matter of installing OpenLDAP, configuring users in
> the schema and running authconfig.
> This was under RH8. It may be easier now.
> The only difficult part of it was setting up the schema itself (the
> instructions are on the OpenLdap site).
Oh... and in case you're trying to use LDAP from a Windows Active
Directory to auth Linux users, good luck, as with all things, the LDAP MS
impliments is not LDAP(X.500).
You can auth off of a Netware NDS however. Anyone remember Netware?
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