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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
> >Jeffrey Baker