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Re: WG: Newbie questions

On Mon, 05 Feb 2001 09:19:24 Gerald Carter wrote:
>Markus Strickler wrote:
>> * I'd like to use OpenLDAP for authentication on Sun 
>> Solaris 7, Windows2000 Server, and Linux (SuSe) from 
>> Windows 200 and MAC> clients. Access is via samba, ssh, 
>> ftp and netatalk. Is this at all possible? Which modules will 
>> I need for the different OSes, services? Which LDAP version 
>> would be best to use? Are there pointers to the 
>> specific schemas required for these services?
>Samba's LDAP support is unstable (broken).  We're going to
>work on that soon.  For sshd and ftp, use PAM enabled services
>(OpenSSH and proFTPD compiled with PAM enabled) and use the
>pam_ldap and nss_ldap modules from padl.com.

You should be able to workaround Samba's LDAP deficiency by setting
"security = user" and setting up pam_ldap as your system authentication

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