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Re: creation of test database

Thanks for the help 

Is it possible to use my unix password file to authenticate users on 
LDAP? If so can you point me in the direction of where to look how 
to do it.

Thanks again 


On 27 Jan 00, at 21:29, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:

> At 09:37 AM 1/26/00 +0100, =?ISO-8859-2?Q?Antonín_Novak?= wrote:
> >I am wanting to create a test database with its own conf file on the 
> >same Unix machine a our live database.
> >
> >Is there some way I can specify another port number for this 
> >database to use, as I do not want to have to stop and start the live 
> >database everytime I change the conf file.
> Yes, see http://www.openldap.org/software/man.cgi?query=slapd
> >I am also looking at using the etc/passwd file to authenticate 
> >users, but when I try to use the database passwd on the conf file. i 
> >get the following error "	Unrecognized database type (passwd)"
> Try configuring w/ --enable-passwd.  Note, however, the passwd
> backend is search only... it doesn't support authentication.