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RE: ITS#1362 userPassord:{PAM}

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Paul Reilly

> Was there a problem with this patch which meant it wasn't committed?
> Of is the idea of having a new password mechanism of {PAM} which
> passes the bind request on to a PAM library not a runner? It works
> very well for me, where we have a PDC doing authentication, but
> posixAccount attributes in LDAP. I'm sure it would be of use to others
> too.

One more point - the SASL/PLAIN mechanism will use PAM if available. As such,
there's no need to explicitly build PAM support into OpenLDAP.

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