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Re: Users from /etc/passwd, passwords from LDAP?

This is likely a FAQ on the nss_ldap@padl.com mailing list.
(likely nss_ldap takes as a parameter a search filter).

At 03:40 PM 1/29/01 -0800, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
>I wonder if it is possible to have the setup that I desire.  I have some
>Linux and Solaris machines, nss_ldap from padl.com, and OpenLDAP 2.0.  I
>wish to have all of my user information in the LDAP directory, which I
>have already done.  I also want my users to be authenticated against the
>userPassword in LDAP, which I have also already done.
>The part that I find tricky is that I don't want every user in LDAP to be
>able to login to every machine.  Let's say I have 500 users, and only 10
>of them should be logging in to a particular box.  But I still want the
>usernames, passwords, and groups coming from LDAP.
>I would love to hear about an example of someone having already done this.
>Jeffrey Baker