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Re: Using OpenLDAP 2.0.7 for authentication
On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, John Humphrey wrote:
> My intentions for LDAP is to utilize it for authenticating services as well
> as a user directory. I want to use Kerberos as the encryption scheme.
First you need to get some terms straightened out. Kerberos *uses*
encryption but doesn't *provide* it; it is an authentication mechanism
itself. OpenLDAP knows how to use Kerberos to authenticate bind requests,
if you set it up to do that.
> having trouble adding groups. Each time I attempt to create an LDIF import
> file contaning group objects I get error messages.
What do they say?
> How do you create
> groups? I've been successful is creating Organizations, Organizational
> Units, and Users (the Person OjbectClass). Also, how do I assign users (the
> Person objectclass) passwords?
If you're using Kerberos to authenticate users, you assign the passwords
using Kerberos and OpenLDAP has no contact with passwords.
Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood@IUPUI.Edu
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