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

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:

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

I bet you are right, but I could find neither FAQs nor archives of their
list.  Anyway I have asked the question on their list now.  Thanks.


> 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.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Jeffrey Baker