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Re: ldap authentication

josh abbott wrote:
> helo, i've been working on gettin ldap to authenticate users via PAM. I've
> read many of articles on the matter but still am not getting any luck. i've
> copied everything in /usr/doc/pam_ldap-36/pam.d/ into /etc/pam.d/ and have
> editted my /etc/nsswitch.conf file and /etc/ldap.conf too...

You got that backwards, pam_ldap lets you take your users from the directory,
so you put users with their passwords in the directory and magically they
become system users or, better said, pam users (you may need nss_ldap if you
want them to become real system users).