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Re: Access control via pam

Am Dienstag,  6. Februar 2001 13:30 schrieb Andy Gale:
> We want to get slapd to use PAM to authorise users.
> The users I want to authorise are set-up as proper users
> on our FreeBSD box, which aren't necessarily contained
> (but could be if it's necessary) in the ldap database.
> Do users that are allowed to connect to the slapd daemon
> have to be in the ldap database under a certain objectclass ?
> I'm not sure what I'm missing, but I am missing something...


if you use SASL authentication the users don't have do be in the database 
(actually they can't even be in the database at all). SASL does support PAM, 
so you should be able to accomplish your task that way.


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