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Re: password backend
Try suffix o=edu
Look at trace to see exactly what it is doing, but when I looked for a shell backend, the password came in something like abcd firstname.lastname@example.org. The suffix is literally the last characters in the input line.
At 02:06 PM 5/30/00 -0400, Andrew Miles wrote:
>I'm starting the process of setting up LDAP, and would like to use
>the password backend. However, I'm finding that with the slapd.conf
>specifying a password backend, as of:
>in the slapd.conf file, the slapd process won't start. If I remove
>the password and use the default lbdm backend instead, the process
>starts just fine.
>I read that the default for the LDAP install includes support for all
>three backends; shell, ldbm, and passwd. Is this correct? As I
>didn't specify anything one way or the other during the configuration.
>Could it be that something is wrong with the passwd file itself? We
>are using shadow passwords on a Linux machine (Mandrake), but other
>than that, it seems like a normal /etc/passwd file.
>If anyone has any ideas as to how to get this passwd backend working
>that would be great!
>Also, I haven't learned the in's and out's of setting up a ldbm
>database yet, is there any examples of a basic setup out there,
>including a persons name, phone# and email? The man pages and Quick
>Start Guide aren't so clear.
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