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Re: pam woes

josh abbott wrote:
> hello, im having a little trouble with PAM getting to authenticate with
> ldap, ive installed nss_ldap and pam_ldap. when i try and ftp using an ldap
> user, /var/log/messages says no such user, however when i do something like
> adduser john (who is just identified in the ldap db, not /etc/passwd) i get
> an error message saying user already exists.
> im not quite sure whats going on, anyone have a clue?
> TIA,
> josh

Check the files in /etc/pam.d to make sure they are using pam_ldap. Also
make sure your nsswitch.conf has a line like the following:

passwd: files ldap

Hope it helps,


Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA