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Re: Authentication with UNIX username/password (ITS#212)

I've committed something similiar to -devel.  Uses "{UNIX}uid"
instead of "{EXT}uid" as mechanism is Unix specific and EXT.

Added detection of headers, routines, and pw_passwd field to

Enjoy, Kurt

At 05:35 PM 6/26/99 GMT, Kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
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>I've made some minor changes to authenticate method using UNIX
>either from local passwd files or other source stated in nsswitch.conf.  The
>method can be used by changing the userPassword field to something like this:
>userPassword: {EXT}username
>where the password of "username" will be used for authentication.
>For your information.
>ST Wong