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Re: LDAP reading a Unix Passwd file???
At 09:07 AM 7/12/00 -0400, Jeff Donovan wrote:
>I've been sitting on my LDAP for the last year with out any real use for it until now.
>I am creating a directory for students and faculty, yet I want to gather the information from a Unix password file.
>Does anyone have any experience with this?
See PADL <http://www.padl.com/tools.html> migration tools. You likely
can find numerous variants on the web.
>instead of typing up my ldif file and converting to an ldbm,..I would like to either gather the info from the password file into ldif format, or have OpenLDAP point to the file ( somehow ) and maybe read from it. Is this even possible?
See back-passwd (it's experimental, distributed for demo purposes)